Even as the country is battling the second COVID-19 wave with new infections like black and white fungus cropping up, as per the latest reports, an yellow fungus case has been reported from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.
Yellow fungus starts off internally, causes pus leakage, slow healing of wounds, and, in serious cases, can also cause devastating symptoms such as organ failure and acute necrosis. Therefore, it remains critical that patients seek help for their infection as soon as they start observing symptoms.
▶Symptoms of Yellow Fungus
Symptoms of yellow fungus are lethargy, low appetite, or no appetite at all and weight loss.
▶Causes of Yellow Fungus
Bad hygiene is the main cause of the yellow fungus. It is very important to clean your house properly on a daily basis. You should make it a point to remove old foods as it helps to prevent the growth of bacteria and fungus. It must be noted that the humidity of the house is at a balanced level as high humidity can promote the growth of bacteria and fungus. The correct and safe humidity level ranges between 30% to 40%.Yellow fungus is a fatal disease because it starts internally and it’s important for a person to seek medical treatment as soon as he/she notices any symptoms.