Patna: In the midst of the Coronavirus epidemic, cases of Black Fungus in Bihar are seeing a boom these days. Meanwhile, now there has been a stir because of getting the case of Four White Fungus Cases In Patna. Four patients of White Fungus have been reported in Patna, the capital of Bihar. One of the infected patients also includes a famous specialist from Patna.
White fungus is dangerous than black fungus
The new form of infection is being described as more dangerous than black fungus. It is being said that the lungs like white corona also infect the lungs. At the same time, the infection can also spread to other parts of the body such as nails, skin, stomach, kidney, brain, private parts and mouth.
White fungus cases surfaced here
So far, four patients with White Fungus have been exposed in Patna. This information has been given by SN Singh, head doctor of PMCH’s microbiology department.
How it was found
He told that four patients had symptoms like Corona (Corona Patients) but they did not have corona. All his tests were negative. On being tested, it was revealed that he was infected with white fungus.
However, it is a matter of relief that only four patients were cured by giving antifungal medicine. The doctors said that the lungs are also infected with white fungus. Infection similar to a corona appears when HRCT is performed.
Doctors say that if the symptoms of corona appear in HRCT then it is necessary to check the mucus culture to detect white fungus. He told that the reason for white fungus is also the lack of immunity like black fungus. Its risk is more in those people who are diabetic patients. Or taking steroid medications for a long time.