The exact cause of bullous pemphigoid is unknown, but certain risk factors may increase the likelihood of developing the condition. These include:
• Age: Bullous pemphigoid is most common in people over the age of 60.
• Gender: Women are more likely to develop bullous pemphigoid than men.
• Medications: Certain medications, such as penicillin, sulfonamides, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, may increase the risk of developing bullous pemphigoid.
• Medical conditions: People with certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, thyroid disease, and inflammatory bowel disease, may be more likely to develop bullous pemphigoid.
• Genetics: Bullous pemphigoid may be more common in people with