Is it possible for a fungal infection from the surface of your skin to spread internally ? For example, If someone touches the area that is infected and touches food(without washing their hand) and ingests the food is it possible for the infection to spread inside of the body ?
It is possible for you to have it in your body without doing that. Like any infection it can spread. Yeast is common in the mouth and it can go down your esophagus from there. The situation you describe isn't a smart thing to do anyway. You should wash your hands before handling food always.
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