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Are there skin diseases caused by bacteria?

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Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology
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In brief: Bacteria

Some skin diseases are totally caused by bacteria, such as an infection of the skin (impetigo or cellulitis).
Some diseases have several contributing causes and bacteria can be one of these contributing causes (acne).

In brief: Bacteria

Some skin diseases are totally caused by bacteria, such as an infection of the skin (impetigo or cellulitis).
Some diseases have several contributing causes and bacteria can be one of these contributing causes (acne).
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dr. Arthur Balin
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology

In brief: Skin disease

Skin diseases caused by bacteria include impetigo, cellulitis, folliculitis , and acne to name a few.

In brief: Skin disease

Skin diseases caused by bacteria include impetigo, cellulitis, folliculitis , and acne to name a few.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Bacteria, viruses, and funghi (or yeast) all can cause skin diseases and rashes.
Mostly they are infections.

In brief: Yes

Bacteria, viruses, and funghi (or yeast) all can cause skin diseases and rashes.
Mostly they are infections.
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
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