Black fungus has spread to 18 states of the country (PTI)
Black Fungus Cases in India: Mucoramycosis is a rare fungal infection of black color. It affects people with health problems and its symptoms are the closure of the nose, swelling on the eyes / cheeks and dark dry crust in the nose.
What is black fungus?
Mucoramycosis is a rare fungal infection of black color. It affects people with health problems and its symptoms are the closure of the nose, swelling on the eyes / cheeks and dark dry crust in the nose.
How does fungus harm the body?
Chaudhary Charan Singh, Professor of Microbiology at the University, and Dr. AP Garg, Vice Chancellor of Shobhit University, say that black, white and yellow fungus are fatal but the sclerosic fungus is the most dangerous one which grips the chest. It spreads fastest in the body. It is also called green mold in the language of medical science. Sometimes it is also found in the nature of yellow green mold, but this fungus is found inside any one of the crores of cases.
How important is the operation in such a case?
Dr. AP Garg explains that the possibility of the patient recovering on the basis of drug or injection alone is extremely less, because it takes time for the medicine to reach the fungal site. Therefore it is necessary to do the operation.
Which fungus is the most dangerous?
Candida orish is considered to be the most dangerous fungus in the world. However, its spread is extremely limited, but anti-fungal drugs also do not have much effect on it. This fungus has been declared a global threat. Antifungal drugs do not affect this.
Can masks also spread fungus?
Dr. AP Garg explains that moisture is the most helpful for growing any fungus. Fungus grows even in damp or sweaty heat. Wearing the same mask for a long time may also be a reason behind the occurrence of black and white fungal infections. Many times the fungus is on the cloth but not visible. Especially white fungus cannot be detected. So change masks regularly.
What other precautions should be taken to prevent black fungus?
According to the advisory issued by the Health Department of West Bengal, since people are exposed to infections due to exposure to fungal spores in the environment, people are exposed to rotting bread, fruits and vegetables in addition to soil, manure and excreta Be warned against coming. Wear shoes, long pants, long-sleeved shirts and gloves when handling gardening. Personal hygiene should be maintained and scrubbed completely while bathing. Avoid damp places. Keep the windows of the doors open for a while, so that there is no moisture in the house. Do not eat food kept in the fridge.