pathogen infection (Chlamydia pneumoniae) cause theory

Written by on March 19, 2007 in What Causes Rosacea? with 2 Comments

A really interesting thread is going on in the rosacea-support group. Dan is airing some of his thoughts on how a pathogen might lead to the chronic inflammation we see in rosacea. Even though Dan clearly states he has no medical background (and indeed it is worth remembering this point) it is clear that he has done a lot of reading on this topic.

Some more thoughts on a possible link: Chlamydia pneumoniae and Rosacea: A potential link?

Chlamydia pneumoniae may be something new to many (it was to me), so also see the wikipedia page: Chlamydophila pneumoniae and also the RSRP: Chlamydia pneumoniae

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About the Author: David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998. .

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2 Reader Comments

  1. Melissa Wohl says:

    I am reading more about this theory and am very interested. I am unable to gain access to the link: Chlamydia Pneumoniae and Rosacea : A potential link?


  2. Thanks Melissa,
    The corrected link is
    I have fixed it above too.

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