What is Black Fungus Outbreak in India, Symptoms and Possible Causes of Outbreak
New Delhi: Indian doctors have discovered the possible cause of the outbreak of the deadly fungus Black Fungus and informed everyone about its symptoms and treatment.
According to Indian media reports, Dr. S. Lal, an ophthalmologist from Saharanpur district, said that long-term use of the same face mask is one of the possible reasons for the spread of black fungus.
He went on to say that the dirt and germs that accumulate on the mask are more likely to cause fungal infections in the eyes, while the disease can also be spread by the moisture generated by the face mask. Is’.
“Patients undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are wearing masks for a long time, which causes respiratory problems in the patient. In fact, this is the first cause of the spread of the fungus,” he said. ‘
“It is also possible that Corona patients are being given large doses of a drug called astride, which is causing their blood sugar levels to rise, which can lead to infections,” said Dr S. Lal.
Symptoms and harms
Dr. Lal said that the infection of fungus starts from the nose, brown or yellow colored material comes out from the nose, this is the initial sign of black fungus, then the infection gradually reaches the eyes, after which it enters the eyes. The pain, the redness increases and then the affected person loses sight.
He said that reasonable arrangements have been made for the treatment of black fungus in the medical college, the patient can be saved from major damage by providing timely medical aid.
Guidance for citizens
Another doctor, Keshu Swamy, said that “the fungus is found in the environment and the risk of spreading it increases during the rainy season.”
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“People who have recovered from corona should wash the mask daily with a disinfectant solution, dry it in the sun and then use it, so that they can be protected from black fungus,” he said.