Fungi are responsible for some of the most common skin problems like athlete’s foot and yeast infection. Fungi are organisms that were present in primitive times as well. They live in many places; the air, soil, in water and plants and some do grow in human bodies. However, around half of the fungi types are harmless.
A few of the types can reproduce in the air through spores. One can breathe in these spores or they might simply land on the skin. This is how fungal infection develops on the skin. Furthermore, the development of fungal infection is all the more imminent in people who have an immune system that is weak. It is hard to kill fungi. However, medicine directly applied to the skin can certainly help. While symptoms are specific to the type, fungal skin problems are generally characterized by cracked, peeled and itchy skin