Candida albicans is nothing more than an overgrowth of a fungal organism which lives within the gastrointestinal tract of humans. If the organism proliferates out of control within the G.I. tract, a Candida overgrowth can develop, sometimes resulting in a Candida rash outbreak on the skin.
Typically, Candida infections show up in a number of different ways and in a number of different areas on and in the body. For women, one area in common region where the Candida organism shows itself is in the vagina. In men it can sometimes be the case that the Candida fungus takes up residence near the head of the penis. When Candida shows up on the skin a person can experience a rash. Candida diaper rash is an issue seen in around 3% of babies.
What's clear about Candida albicans, is that if it has shown up on anywhere on the skin, than that person is likely experiencing an overgrowth of the organism in the G.I. tract which is where the root of the problem lies and must be addressed. Click here to learn more about the Candida cleanse.
We can suffer Candida skin rashes as a result of having a large number of Candida microorganisms within our G.I. System. The most common form of Candida organism is the Candida albicans species. A rash that develops from this species is known as a Candida albicans rash. In babies, the Candida diaper rash can manifest as raised red bumps and a reddened skin on the childs rear end. This is because the diaper covers this area and the baby will excrete waste products from the G.I. tract (where the Candida colonies exist) and onto the skin.
In adults, especially those who are on a Candida cleanse, something called "Candida die off rash" can take place if a large number of Candida organisms die off within the gastrointestinal tract. When they die off, they release a toxic waste product that overwhelms the body's ability to rid of them efficiently. The skin is the largest detox organs that the body has. It is this inability to handle these toxins that can often lead to the development of a Candida skin rash.
There are a number of different methods for treating Candida rashes and Candida skin rashes. The application of a skin cream containing effective antifungals can be effective in helping to rid the skin of a minor Candida rash.
Sometimes, a Candida rash on the genitals is the result of sexual contact with a partner who is either suffering from a Candida yeast infection or what is called Candida penis. Candida on the penis can look like a rash with small blisters often on the head of the penis. If you suspect you may have a Candida rash, visit the Candida symptoms page on this site in order to determine if you may be suffering from a Candida overgrowth in your body.
Candida rash that is the result of a Candida infection and how it's handled will all depend on how well-educated person who is suffering from the infection has made him or herself. As always, educated awareness of the Candida fungal organism will help a person to realize that all they are dealing with is generally an overabundance of the yeast, Candida albicans which can be completely uprooted from their body by following the anti Candida diet described on this page.