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After Black and White, Yellow fungus case reported in UP

May 24, 2021

Just as the nation is dealing with COVID-19 cases . The nation has to deal with Cyclones in both Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal. Cyclone Yaas which is to hit Odisha and West Bengal has also intensified. Cyclone Tauktae had left his harsh memories with us. But now cases of Black and White Fungus were reported in the country with Yellow fungus.

Today a report had came that a case of Yellow fungus was in treatment in Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad. The patient is under treatment in Ghaziabad’s Brij Pal hospital. Brij Pal is a famous ENT surgeon and the patient is in their hospital under treatment.

It’s been noted that White fungus is more dangerous than Black fungus. But now Yellow fungus is more dangerous than both Black and White.

Symptoms of Yellow fungus

Lethargy, Low appetite or no appetite and weight loss. In severe conditions Yellow fungus may cause leakage of pus , slow healing of the open wounds and slow healing of all other wounds. Malnutrition and organ failure and sunken eyes due to eventual necrosis.

Yellow fungus is fatal cause it starts internally and there fore it’s important that you get treated as soon as you notice symptoms.

The only treatment for Yellow fungus is Amphotericin B injection which is one of the broad spectrum antifungal injection.

Causes of Yellow fungus

Any fungal infection is caused due to bad hygiene. So does this spreads from bad hygiene. It is important to keep enclosure around your house clean as clean as possible. Remove old foods and fecal matter as soon as possible. To reduce the growth of the fungus and bacteria.

Humidity of the house is also much important cause high humidity can cause the growth of bacteria in your home. So it’s necessary to maintain humidity between 39-40%. High humidity can cause growth of bacteria but low humidity is good so maintain a low humidity as much as possible.

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