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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
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
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