In humans, fungal infections happen when the invading fungus takes over some area of the body and is too much for the immune system to handle. This infection may occur in the skin, hair or nails. At skin, it may cause itchy red rashes like in athletes foot. In case of hair infection, it appears as dandruff. And when infect the nails it deforms their normal shape. Antifungal creams and ointments with some anti-inflammatory or painkilling drugs are used for treatment.