Fungal infection is an infection caused by fungi. Different fungi show different symptoms in people suffering from this condition. Athlete's foot, jock itch, candida, etc. are the different types of fungal infections. Usually it is superficial, which means it does not go beyond the skin. There can be several reasons for the occurrence of fungal infection in a person like pregnancy, obesity, diabetes, low immunity and certain medications.
HOW IS FUNGAL INFECTIONS DIAGNOSED?
Some severe fungal infections such as fungal pneumonia or bloodstream infection may lead to death of a person.