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Symptoms and treatments of black fungus in Covid-19

Posted By Suborna Fermi Posted on Jun 10, 2021

The dark hours of the pandemic were not over yet, the terror of death came back with a new face. The black Fungus, undoubtedly, is one of the deadliest strikes on the chest of mankind. Mucormycosis is a critically serious fungal infection which is being detected in many covid-19 patients these days. This has undoubtedly become one of the most serious matters at this very moment as this critical fungal disease is well-known for turning serious within a very short span of time. Knowingly, it badly affects the brain and lungs and is known for manifesting in the skin.

A brief on the disease

Firstly, it is known for affecting people who are in any certain medical condition to get a cure for any health problems. Greater percentage of such people have a reduced ability to fight environmental pathogens. It is one of the rarest but most serious infections, which is caused by a group of moulds. Such types of moulds are known as mucormycetes that remain present in the environment naturally.

Mentionable symptoms of Black Fungus disease

  • Blackish discoloration over the bridge of palate and nose
  • Sinusitis, nasal discharge
  • Jaw involvement and teeth loosening
  • Skin lesion and necrosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Chest pain and degradation of respiratory system.

Besides, once sided facial pain, pain in the cheekbone and numbness, pleural effusion etc are also some of the majorly known symptoms of this critically harmful disease.

Tricks to prevent

It is always recommended by medical experts to wear a mask if your workplace or residence is around any dusty construction site or roadside. People with pre-existing health conditions need to take such precautions more seriously. A certain number of experts are also suggesting to keep the eye covered by using spectacles or goggles.

Fortunately, there are certain surgical treatments available to handle this disease. However, it is also important to reduce diabetes and control steroid use too. You may consult a reliable medical expert today to fetch more necessary information in this regard.