‘Black fungus’ risk increasing, know its symptoms and ways of prevention

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Published: May 14,2021 02:03 PM
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The country is struggling with the Corona crisis that in the meantime another danger of Mucormycosis infection i.e. Black Fungus has started looming on people.

May 14, 2021: The country is struggling with the Corona crisis that in the meantime another danger of Mucormycosis infection i.e. Black Fungus has started looming on people. This disease is seen in patients who are suffering from diabetes and Corona.



When this disease of rare type is in the eyes, it is also destroying the light of the patient. ICMR has stated that it spreads very fast in the body. Many parts of the body can be affected by this disease. In such a situation, we will tell you today its danger, symptoms, and methods of prevention.



What is black fungus?



According to the Indian Council of Medical Sciences (ICMR), black fungus is a rare type of fungus. This fungus spreads very fast in the body. This infection is seen in those people who were suffering from some other disease before getting corona infected. It is seen in those people whose immunity is weak.



Does it cause death?



This disease also affects the brain, lungs, and skin. Due to this, the light of the eyes also goes away. At the same time, the jaw and nose of some patients are melted to the bone. If it is not treated in time, then the patient dies.



What are the symptoms?



This infection is seen mostly in those patients who are suffering from diabetes. Such patients should control diabetes. According to experts, the black fungus also affects the ability to see, in addition to headaches, fever, eye pain, nasal congestion, or sinuses.



What is advice?



If a person shows these symptoms, he should immediately seek the advice of a doctor. Experts believe that many times people take steroids without medical advice or overdose due to corona infection or fear of it. Experts believe that by doing so, there is a risk of black fungus.