Identify Black Fungus disease and Check: AIIMS Issues Guidelines
Black Fungus / Mucormycosis is an erratic fungal infection that is produced by a group of shapes termed 'Mucormycetes'. It can live through the atmosphere and is pervasive in nature. This Black Fungus can affect areas from where it can be inhaled and once it come in the body over wound or skin, it can cause local infection, but if it enters from the sinus, it can disturb the eyes and the brain.
Symptoms of Black Fungus infection
1 . Abnormal black discharge or crust or blood from the nose
2. Nasal blockage, headache or eye pain
3. Swelling around the eyes, double vision, redness of eye, loss of vision, difficulty in closing eye, inability to open the eye, prominence of the eye
4. Facial numbness or tingling sensation
5. Difficulty in chewing or opening mouth
6. Regular self-examination: Full face examination in daylight, for facial swelling, hardening, and pain on touch
The AIIMS guidelines said that:
7. Patients need to consult an ENT doctor immediately, or the doctor who is treating the patient in case of any abnormal conclusions
8. Patients must feel consistent treatment and supplement.
9. Regular medicines and continuation for other comorbidities
10. No self-medication with steroids or antibiotics or antifungal drugs