It is a type of fungus Infection is called ‘Black Fungus’ that appear in the body of the infected people in extremely hot weather.
It is called leucorrhoea in medical terms. The outbreak has been reporting in several states, including Maharashtra and Gujarat.
If left untreated, the disease can lead to death, experts say. Black fungus mainly nests in a weak body. As a result, the fungal infection attacks the body only when the patient’s immune system is weakened.
What is this black fungus?
Black fungus or mycobacterium tuberculosis is a rare fungal infection. If it occurs in the body, 54% of the patients are at risk of death.
According to the Central Health Department, the patient recovers from the corona infection, but it reduced your body immunity. That’s when this kind of fungus nests in the body.
Patients who have been treated in the ICU for a long time and who have uncontrolled diabetes are more likely to have this type of infection in their bodies.
What are the symptoms of this disease?
If you are infected with this fungus, you may have cheek pain. It can occur on one side or both sides of the cheek, which is the first sign of infection with this fungus.
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Later, due to this infection, mouth sores may also form. In addition, these infections can lead to many more skin problems.
Does this fungus affect the eyes?
Experts point out that fungal infection can also affect the eyes. This can cause puffiness in the eyes and poor eyesight. In addition, redness of the eyes is one of the main symptoms of this fungal infection.
How did the black fungus spread?
This disease is not contagious. As a result, it cannot go directly from one body to another. Only by touching this type of fungus can the disease settle in the body can damage the lungs or sinuses.
From skin problems to eye problems, everything can happen. It depends on the condition of the patient’s body, and the severity of the fungus.
The mortality rate of this black fungus is behind the deterioration of the condition of many corona patients.
Who has been in danger?
1. Patient with recent organ transplant or cancer.
2. Patient have uncontrolled diabetes.
3. Immunosuppression by steroids it occurs in corona patient.
4. Those who are undergoing treatment for cancer
How to understand this infection?
1. Dark blood from the nose.
2. Problems with a closing nose, opening or closing eyes
3. It can be on one side or both sides of the cheek.
4. If you have skin problems.
5. Your vision may become impaired.
This fungal infection has the greatest effect on the face. Dark blood or fluid comes out from the nose. There are severe eye problems.
Vision becomes blurred opening is difficult and closing the eyes. The guidelines call for attention to all these problems. That being said, regular facial examinations should be done in daylight.
You have to see if there is any dark spot anywhere if there is any black liquid dripping inside the nose or mouth.