Mucormycosis and its homoeopathic medicine
Mucormycosis is an infectious disease. It is a fungal infection. This fungus initially enters the paranasal sinus. It extends cribriform plate to the sinus to involve the orbit and anterior fossa. Fungus invade to the blood vessels to cause haemorrhagic necrosis.
CT shows infarction or enhancing mass.
Mucormycosis, colloquially known as black fungus, is an infection from Mucormycetes group of fungi. It is abundantly found in environments, especially in soil.
It is previously called as zygomycosis. Mucormycosis affects people who have health problems or take medicines that lower their body's ability to fight germs and sickness.
It is most commonly affects the sinuses or the lungs after inhaling fungal spores of molds from the air. It can occur on the skin after a cut, burn or other type of skin injury.
It is generally spread by breathing in, eating food, concomitant by, or getting spores of molds of the Mucorales type in open wound.
These fungi are frequently present in decomposing organic matter such as rotting fruits and vegetables, leaves and animal manure but don't usually affected person.
Although they are found commonly throughout nature, these molds normally don't cause problems.
However in individual with weak or compromised immune system, they can cause severe, even life threatening infectious disease.
Lack of sun exposure
Frequently use of steroids
Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis (sinus and brain)
Black lesion on nasal bridge or upper inside of the mouth that quickly
become more severe
Congestion of sinus
One sided facial swelling
*Symptoms of cutaneous Mucormycosis
Blister and ulcer
Infected area may turn black
Swelling around wound
*Symptoms of gastrointestinal Mucormycosis
Distention of abdomen
*Symptoms of pulmonary Mucormycosis
Shortness of breath
*Symptoms of disseminated Mucormycosis
The infection spread to the other areas of the body
Wearing a face mask
Avoid the contact with soil and water damaged buildings and protecting
skin, hand feets.
Homoeopathic medicine for Mucormycosis