The Coronavirus infection cases continue to hike in an inappropriate manner all across the world. This, looming fear of the next wave exists, Covid-19 may not be the only calamity we are at the risk of facing.
However, along with this a new deadly virus has too arisen. This is a mysterious infection affecting many and is termed as ‘black fungus.’ Notably, this black fungus causing many more complications and leading to blindness too.
It’s main symptoms are :
Headaches are the major symptoms to the Covid-19 infection too. This, the fungal infection could be primarily harmful when a patient breathes in the fungal moulds. Further, it attacks the sinus cavities and nerves. However, this in turn, makes a person to experience the symptoms like persistent pain and headaches.
Researchers warn that the changes to the eyes or vision distortion could also be warning signs of the infection spreading. Notably, the spread and growth of the black fungus can cause vision to get distorted as well. Some people may also experience a sort of swelling in one eye, have hazy or poor vision, or develop bloodshot eyes.
Swelled cheeks or other facial parts!
Swelling, local pain on the cheekbone, or the one-sided facial pain or any sort of numbness can also be a primary builder of the infection at present. However, apart from swelling, the fungal infection could also affect skin health and give rise to multiple lesions, necrosis like symptoms.
Change in Mental state!
As this black fungal infection is all known to create its way to the brain upon inhalation, the experts claim that the critical symptoms like delirium, memory loss, neurological impairment, the altered mental state could be signs that a patient needs attention.
Discoloration around the nose!
Facial distortion is the primary feature of the infection. In the most severe cases, the infection can result in the growth of black patches around the eyes, nose. In some cases, sporadic growth of the fungal infection can lead a person to lose his or her teeth or jaws.