ICMR Advisory on Mucormycosis

Mucormycosis has been declared as a notifiable disease and also as an epidemic by the government due to rising cases. It is caused by a group of moulds known as mucormycetes present naturally in the environment. It spreads through the nose and affects other parts of the body such as the eyes. It is an opportunistic infection primarily affecting immunocompromised patients and can become a devastating and difficult-to-treat opportunistic infection. Please share your experiences with this 'black fungus'........

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Mycormycosis is a fungal Infection Caused by mycormycosis present in the environment Infection spread through nose and effect of organs can be lethal if not treated Timely and properly. Manifestations are. Proptosis sinusitis. Conjunctivitis And brain tissue. Sometimes blindness. Generally effect immunocompromised covid virus Infection recovered pts. Early detection and treatment can save pts life. People's covid appropriate behaviour is needed to avoid this black fungus Infection.

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Timely compiled information as on going MUCORMYCOSIS infection in country Guidance about symptomology and manifestations . About use of amphotercinB liposomal or deoxycholate in described doses Surgical intervention And complications Good description

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Nice information.. Useful information.. Uploaded.. Fungal infection.. Mucromycosis.. Not fungal infection.. Viral infection.. black, white, yellow recently case in ghaziabad.. All above infection.. Viral infection covid 19...

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MUCORMYCOSIS is a kind of MUTATED virus People with having VACCINATION are protected This black fungus is in aur People with bad nasal immunity are prone to MUCORMYCOSIS Manifestions are SINUSITIS PROPTOSIS Conjuctival echmoses C na and brain involement Lungbinfeltration

NICE ILLUSTRATION KIND OF BLACK FUNGUS NOW THISE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BETTER NASAL IMMUNITY THIS BLACK FUNGUS DIES NOT AFFET IT STARTS WITH MAXILLARY SINUSITIS FRONTAL AND ETHEMIOD SINUSES THEN IT INVOLVES ORBIT TO CAUSE PROPTOSIS AND ECHMOSES OPHTHALMOPLEGIA WVEN BLINDNESS TGEN INVOLEMENT OF BRAIN C NS LUNGS

Mucormycosis is secondary infection due to steroid therapy and resistant antibiotics use and with oxygen tubes gloves being used all these contribute to fungal infection

Yes, since before i was thinking this dreaded black fungus infection is opportunistic or Iatrogenic disease. Why before 1st episode of black fungus infection or before 2020 it was not so prevalent as these days? Corona mainly infects to low immunity person and after that frequent & irrational uses of Corticosteroids & Antibiotics further decreases immunity especially in diabetics &f immunocompromised pts,sometimes even in mild or moderate cases. without zinc black fungus can not survive or further grow. Nowadays people are also taking immunity booster supplements including Zinc. Excess use of Zinc may favour black fungus to grow rapidly.

Useful.information about MUCORMYCOSIS symptoms ,complications and Rx amphotericin , & surgical detriment if need.

Covid patients receive have dose of steroids , antibiotic all causing super infection oxygen tubes, gloves ,personnel prevention kits all can causmucor mycosis

Is steroid use really responsible for mucormycosis??

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