(BlackDoctor.org) — It’s not hard to find reasons to skip a gym session, but few of us would list health as a reason not to go.
There are tons of germs lurking all over the gym, from the weights machines to the stretching mats. Even if you’re diligent about wiping everything you touch with antiseptic spray or wipes (which you should be), it won’t get rid of everything.
Can Fungal Infections Make You Sick?
Fungal infections may look bad, but they rarely lead to more than itch and irritation. Unless you have a weakened immune system, your body is usually good at tackling infection before it causes serious illness. Still, if you’re worried about your jock itch, athlete’s foot, or any rash, talk to your doctor.
Fungal Infections Lurking At The Gym: