Skin Fungus is not a new term for MMA athletes. Being unfamiliar with appropriate skin care regimes and hygiene practices athletes have to risk their careers because of drastic skin ailments.
To be safe MMA athletes must take care of their skin at locker rooms, gym and fighting areas. Skin fungus is very contagious and can be transmitted to another individual. Common skin fungus among athletes include- Tinea Cruris (jock itch), Tinea Corporis (ringworm) and Tinea Pedis (athlete’s foot).
What Causes Skin Fungus is Moistness
Prevention is always best. Removing footwear whenever possible keeps your feet dry and safe. If you tend to sweat a lot you need to change the sweaty clothes instantly. Athletes should always dry their skin properly after washing with natural anti-fungal tea tree oil soap. Moreover, regular cleaning will keep the skin healthy and free from itchy skin fungus. It is highly recommended to consult a dermatologist in serious problem.
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