Dysbiosis

Gut-Immune-Skin Axis: What Happens in the Gut Matters to the Skin
Gut-Immune-Skin AXIS
by Cula N. Dautriche, MD, PhD on
The gut-immune-skin axis describes how the gut microbiome communicates with the skin via complex interactions with the immune system to regulate local and systemic inflammation. Before attempting to delineate that relationship, we must first grasp a firm understanding of the gut ecosystem. The gut ecosystem is made up of the epithelial interface, which is characterized by the epithelial …
Lessons from the Skin Microbiome: Innate Immunity, Skin Disease, and COVID-19
skin microbiome
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
While I was beginning the process of “scrubbing in” to assist in the hemicolectomy case as an intern, I carefully squeezed the anti-septic chlorhexidine-soaked sponge and watched the brown solution drip its way down my forearms. I continued the ritual by cleaning under the fingernails and on every plane of the fingers, hands, and forearms multiple times. After all; “Clean Hands Save Lives, …
Skin Microbiome and Acne: Connecting the Dots
Skin Microbiome and Acne
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
When we think about skin, a few things come to mind: protection, temperature regulation, sensation. However, there is growing interest in the microbiome of the skin. Our skin flora can be likened to an invisible ecosystem. Similar to fingerprints, it is unique to each individual. The complexity of the skin microbiome is continuing to be researched. This research is paving the way to improve our un …
When it comes to Rosacea…DON’T FORGET!
Rosacea Pathophysiology
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
When it comes to managing rosacea, Dr. Adam Friedman tells us DO NOT FORGET...don't forget about rosacea's: •Pathophysiology •Co-morbidities •New Classification –Special populations? •Treatment •Practical Pearls Want to know exactly what Dr. Friedman means? Then watch his 16-minute lecture jam-packed with practical pearls where he reviews the current understanding and emerg …