یہ فنگس کی وجہ سے ہونے والی جلد کی بیماری ہے۔ کینڈیڈا فنگس جلد اور دوسری جھلیوں کے انفیکشن اور بیماریوں کا باعث بن سکتی ہے۔ اس فنگس کے باعث ہونے والی سب سے عام بیماریوں ڈائپر ریش، ڈرماٹائٹس اور بلینٹائٹس شامل ہیں۔
Cutaneous candidiasis and other forms of candidiasis are infections caused by Candida albicans yeast or other Candida species. Yeasts are one-celled fungi that normally reproduce at birth, a process involving the progeny of the parent cell. C albicans, the main infectious agent in human, is an oval yeast with a diameter of 2 to 6 μm. C-albicans (as well as most mushrooms of medical importance) may exist as hyphae or yeasts (called dimorphism). If the punctured cells do not separate, a cell chain is created and called pseudohyphae.
Cutaneous means, “skin” and candidiasis is projecting to the infection caused by the specified fungi.
It is a very common fungal infection that may affect all of the skin but the warm and moist areas are more vulnerable to this infection such as; armpits and groin. Superficial infections of the skin and mucous membranes are the most common types of skin infections caused by candidiasis. The most common types of skin infections caused by candida are intertrigo, diaper rash, erosion interdigitalis blastomycetica, perianal dermatitis, and candidal balanitis.
Candidiasis of the skin develops when Candida infects the skin. Candida fungi are naturally present on the skin. However, when this type of fungus multiplies uncontrollably, it can cause an infection. This could happen as a result of:
Candidiasis of the skin can usually be avoided with simple home remedies, the most important of which is good hygiene. Washing and thoroughly drying the skin regularly can keep it from becoming overly moist. This is critical for preventing Candida infections.