caused by mold-like parasites that live on cells. The parasites live on cells in the outer layer of your skin and can spread in a few different ways, including:The fungi that can cause the infection grows out of control in warm, moist environments.
When it grows out of control, you’ll begin to notice the symptoms, and it becomes contagious. It’s commonly spread in public showers, locker rooms, and pool areas because it’s the perfect environment to grow.Additionally, the infection spreads during close-contact sports.
People who participate in wrestling commonly develop it because of the constant physical contact. Not only is the gym hot and humid, but the fungi transfer to many people and surfaces.Another cause of the infection is wearing.