Fungal and yeast infections
Yeast is a fungi. Fungi are common in the human body. They can be helpful and harmful. As long as your body is in balance, the yeast offers benefits to your health. It keeps your digestive system healthy and helps the immune system to do its job. However, if the yeasts become outbalanced, for instance when it grows out of acceptable proportions, it can become an infection.
Note also when applying a treatment to follow the prescription for proper use and information about possible side effects.
Browse infection types
A fungal infection around your eyes can be very disturbing. Read more how to recognize and treat.
Man can get infections in the penile area. Luckily penile yeast infections can be well treated using over-the-counter antifungal creams.
Women can have very disturbing infections near the groin area. Read more about this type of infection and how to treat it.