Now India is suffering with the 2nd wave of corona virus pandemic. Every day lakhs of corona patient are found in all over the country. Second wave has hit India like a storm. What has been particularly worrying during the ongoing covid surge is the rapid pace at which India is adding new infections. Cases of black fungus are on the rise in the country. With black fungus , cases of white & yellow fungus have also been reported from some part of the country.
The fungal infection is being found in Covid-19 patients. Who are suffering with uncontrolled diabetes and prolonged in ICU. It means the fungal mainly affects people who are on medication for other health problems. Because of the suffering of other health problems that reduces their ability to fight environmental pathogens. The fungal spores are inhaled from the air.
Symptoms: Pain and redness around eyes or nose, fever, headache, coughing, shortness of breath, bloody vomits and altered mental status are arises.
It can prove that White Fungus infection is more dangerous than black fungus. It affects many parts of the body. It means lungs, nails, skin, kidneys, brain are affected with white fungus. It found in low immunity patients. Covid-like symptoms are found in the white fungus affected patients. But when they tested they may be covid negative. This infection can be diagnosed through CT-Scan, E-ray.
Symptoms: Covid like Symptoms. It means cough, cold, fever etc.
This type of fungus starts in the internal part of the body. So this type of infection can prove to be more dangerous than black & white fungus. Yellow fungus can cause pus leakage, slow healing of wounds, devastating symptoms such as organ failure and acute necrosis in serious cases.
Symptoms: lack of appetite, sunken eyes, lethargy.
There are some common symptoms among these 3 fungal. These are nasal blockage, bleeding, discharge from nose, facial pain, swelling, numbness, blurring of vision & double vision or watery eyes.
How we can protect our self from these fungus.
. Maintain good hygiene and cleanliness in your surroundings.
. Avoid unnecessary use of broad-spectrum antibiotics or anti-fungal can result in growth of unwanted bacteria or organisms.
. People with low immunity are more prone to white fungal diseases, so it is necessary to maintain a healthy immune system.
. Remove stale food from the house to prevent the growth of fungus.
. Humidity also plays an important role, so keep your humidity level between 30% to 40%.