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Black Fungus: What are the symptoms of 'Black Fungus' infection? Doctors say what to do, what not to do

Black Fungus: What are the symptoms of 'Black Fungus' infection? Doctors say what to do, what not to do...

Monday, May 10, 2021

/ by Avishek Bera

 

The News Cover: Corona outbreaks of wailing all over the country. The second wave has spread panic among people across the country. Another fungal infection in that corona situation is eye-watering. This fungus is nesting in the human body in this corona atmosphere. It is a type of black fungus. Doctors call it mucormycosis. These fungal infections can lead to blindness, complex illnesses and even death.

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According to experts, the infection is caused by a fungus called mucomycetes. This fungus is present in the environment. It can spread from there. However, its effects on Covid victims are serious. This fungus can enter the human body with inhaled dust. But black fungus is not contagious. That is, it is not transmitted from one person to another. This fungus is also able to affect the respiratory system and the brain.

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When this fungus nests in the body, some symptoms like corona are seen. If you see any symptoms, you have to be careful-

-Pain around the eyes and redness of the eyes or nose

-Fever

-Headache

-Cough

- Shortness of breath

-Blood vomiting

-Change of mental state. Changes in personality.

Who has the highest risk of this fungal infection? People who are being given steroids for corona treatment are more likely to get this infection. Doctors are also advising those who have uncontrolled diabetes to be aware of it. People who have been in the ICU for a long time or have co-morbidity are more likely to get this infection.

Doctors are also telling what to do and what not to do if you are infected with this fungus. Let's see what they are-

-Doctors are talking about controlling blood sugar levels.

-A person who has recovered from covid should see diabetes at regular intervals.

-Giving steroids to the patient in the right amount and other things.

- Use clean water during oxygen therapy.

- Antifungal or antibiotics should be given to the patient on the advice of a doctor.

- You have to be careful when you see symptoms.

What precautions should be taken by the doctors-

- If you go to a place where there is dust, you must use a mask.

-Wear long trousers, full sleeves, gloves and shoes while working in the garden.

-Keep clean.

-Fever

-Headache

-Cough

- Shortness of breath

-Blood vomiting

-Change of mental state. Changes in personality.

-Doctors are talking about controlling blood sugar levels.

-Giving steroids to the patient in the right amount and other things.

- Use clean water during oxygen therapy.

- Antifungal or antibiotics should be given to the patient on the advice of a doctor.

- You have to be careful when you see symptoms.

What precautions should be taken by the doctors-

-Keep clean.

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