Although less frequent
, men can also have these infections. Men and
Women often pass these yeast infections back and
forth to each other, like a proverbial game of 'hot potato." Yeast, especially Candida, is a common fungus found on the skin of the body, especially in wet, moist places. Therefore, in certain situations there is overgrowth. These yeast causes a drying of the skin (think about yeast's role in breadmaking).