Have you ever contracted with the issue of a yeast infection or athlete's foot? If so, then you may not have comprehended that you truly had a skin fungus.
Basically, a fungus is a group of microorganisms that produce dormant bacterium. Fungi, a term used to denote more than one fungus, survive almost everywhere and usually don’t lead to infections or skin growths. But then, you may sporadically get fungal growths on your skin, like ringworm, athlete's foot, jock itch, or genitala yeast infection. If yes, then you don’t need to worry much as these fungal infections aren’t life-threatening.
# Public Areas
Since fungal infections are communicable, you can get them from contact with skin cells that have the contagion. Always make sure that you don’t share things in public areas where other people have fungal infections. Avoid using same public locker rooms, pools, towels or combs in the locker room either.
# Clean and Dry Skin
Warm and moist areas, such as between the toes or in the groin are the fertile grounds for the fungi to grow. So, try to keep your skin clean and dry under skin folds like under the breast or under the stomach. Keep your feet fingers clean.
You can get a fungal infection if you have a low immune system. To strengthen your immune system, make sure you have sufficient amount of vitamins daily. Include more of fruits in your diet as well as consider having more of probiotic yogurt. Try to have a balanced diet high in healthy fats and decrease your carbohydrate consumption. To stay hydrated, drink at least 8-10 glasses of water in a day. Besides this, sleep for 8hours.
# Check your body for ringworm
Tinea corporis is a ringworm infection which occurs on the body, but not the scalp, inner region of a beard, on the feet or in the groin part. It instigates as a small elevated red area that appears like small blemishes. It is prickly and quickly becomes flaking
# Athlete’s Foot
Athlete's foot, also known as tinea pedis, causes a red or prickly skin around and between the toes, and less frequently on the soles of the feet.