Amid the rise in COVID-19 cases in India a new virus Black Fungus is spreading rapidly. Now not only Black Fungus but White Fungus cases have also been noted. In Bihar 4 case’s of White Fungus has been reported and among them one is a famous doctor. According to health experts White fungus is far more dangerous than Black fungus. While Black fungus is known to damage eyes. White fungus spreads to lungs, nails, private parts, kidney and brain.
Regions affected by White Fungus
- Private parts
Doctors said that white fungus also infect the lungs are also infected with white fungus and An infection similar to COVID-19 when HRCT is performed on the infected patient.
The Black fungus also know as Mucormycosis or Zycomycosis is caused by a group of molds called mucormycetes.
These fungi live in the environment, particularly in soil and in decaying organic matter, such as leaves, compost piles, or rotten wood, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to experts if Black fungus left untreated it will be vital to health. It might cause severe damage and may even lead to death in some.
Symptoms of Black Fungus
Nasal Congestion, Face pain, Headache, Loss of Vision, Swelling of cheeks and eyes balck, Crust in Nose , Coughing, Blood Vomiting and Altered mental status.
Treatment of Mucormycosis
An anti-fungal intravenous injection which costs Rs 3,500 a dose. Has to be administered every day for up to eight weeks is the only drug effective against the disease.
The Drug Controller General of India, in March this year, approved Mumbai-based bio-pharmaceutical firm Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited to use anti-fungal medication — Liposomal Amphotericin B or LAmB — as a medical intervention in patients of Mucormycosis. Black fungus is not much fatal when compared to White fungus so it’s requested to our readers don’t self medicate take a help from doctor.
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