On one hand, the corona cases are increasing rapidly, and the third wave can knock at any time. In such a situation, some other intimidating problems are also coming up. Cases of a mysterious infection are being seen from hospitals in different states of the country. It is being described as a black fungus. The condition of Covid patients is getting serious due to this infection. In the medical language, it is being known as Mucormycosis. So far, around 200 cases of this black fungus have been reported in India. Let’s know about this fungal infection in detail.
What is Mucormycosis or Black Fungus? What is the relationship with corona?
The problems of people who have been infected with Corona and have been cured probably will not end so soon. Mucormycosis or Black Fungus has long been considered a major threat. However, cases of fungal infections have been rarely seen till now. Despite this, the ICMR has warned people that if fungal infection is taken lightly in any way, not only can it cause difficulty in recovery. Rather it can lead to many more problems over time.
Experts on black fungus tell that this happens when a sick person takes Mucromycetes inside while breathing. It is present in the air and enters through the breath. The chest cavity, sinus, and lung cavity are the major issues encounter during Black Fungus. But experts say that this happens when a patient is completely dependent on medicines to recover. In such a situation it can be more dangerous for those who are already suffering from diabetes or any other disease.
Symptoms of Black Fungus
If you have this fungal infection, then you may have pain in the cheekbone. It can occur on one side or both, it is the initial symptom of this fungal infection. Later, due to this infection, many facial lesions can also be formed. Apart from this, this infection can also give rise to many other skin-related problems.
Affect the eyes
Experts point out that as a black fungal infection engulfs a person, it can also affect their eyes. Due to this, swelling and light in the eyes can also become weak. Apart from this, redness of the eyes is also one of the main symptoms of this fungal infection.
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