Does the heat effect a fungal infection?

Yes. Fungus and yeast tends to thrive in warm moist environments and occur most frequently in the underarms, under breasts, between toes, groin region. Also like sweaty and hairy areas.

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Does friction rash, heat rash look similar to razor rash and rash of fungal infection?

Fungal rash. Usually doesn't look like a friction rash or rash from razor burn, but they can appear atypical. It is best to have a knowledgeable provider look at it. One look is worth 1000 words. Read more...

What sort of disorder is a fungal infection?

Infection. Fungal infections can occur on the skin (ringworm, some diaper rashes, athlete's foot, others), on nails, in the genitals (yeast infections), in the mouth (thrush), or less commonly internal organs. Different fungi come from different places, they have different symptoms, and are treated different ways. Some require only a cream, some oral medication, and some IV medication. Read more...
Fungal pathogen. Pathogens that cause human illness typically fall into three categories: bacterial, viral or fungal. A fungus infection is an illness that results from a fungal pathogen. Read more...

How do I know if I have a fungal infection?

Rash. If you have a fungal infection on the skin, you will see an annula rash (circular) with and elevated scly border. If the infection is under the nails, there with be debris with lifting of the nail. Read more...
Fungal infection. There are dozens of different fungal infections, some superficial skin infections, others systemic, some a combination of both. Cannot answer your question as asked. Be more specific and ask again. Read more...

How can fungal infections be avoided in women?

Depends. This question is too general. Why are you asking? There are hundreds of different fungus infections which occur in different people for different reasons. Read more...

Can a fungal infection be what's making me ill?

Possibly. However, without any details of your illness, it is impossible to hypothesize about the cause of your problems. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor. Best wishes. Read more...