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Covid-19 Mucormycosis Black Fungus Symptoms and Treatment

Covid-19 Mucormycosis Black Fungus Symptoms and Treatment

After the Covid-19 infection, black fungus or Mucormycosis spreads and if left untreated then destroys the face, nose, sinus, eye and brain.
Post recovery from Covid-19, Black fungus or Mucormycosis has begun to spread throughout the country.

 

How can one get infected with Black Fungus?

1. Steroid medication given during the treatment of Covid-19 like Dexamethasone, methylprednisolone etc.

2. Covid patient had to be kept on oxygen or in ICU

3. Poor control of diabetes

4. Those who have undergone a transplant or have been on a ventilator for a long period of time

 

What are the Black Fungus symptoms?

1. Pain, Swelling or Numbness on one side of the face
2. Toothache, Pain during chewing food
3. Blackening or discoloration over the nose
4. Blurred or double vision
5. Chest pain
6. Breathing difficulties
7. Coughing of blood

 

What to do When One Experiences these Symptoms?

Don’t ignore these signs and lose crucial time to initiate treatment

Don’t start self-treatment basis advice given by a friend or any other doctors apart from these -
1. ENT
2. Ophthalmologist
3. Internal Medicine
4. Pulmonologist
5. Plastic Surgeon

For Emergency, Call: 011-66176617
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