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Conjunctivitis
5 Days back I was feeling swelling, redness and pain in my one eys's corner. I feel that it was conjunctivitis. I have taken . 1-Cefixim 200 bd for 5 days 2-Ciplox eye drop three times 2- Use of Azithromycin ointment od bed time Now feeling well all symptoms has gone but I am worried about mucermycosis ( Black fungus)
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Common symptoms of mucormycosis are - 1.Blackish discharge from nose 2.Nasal bleed 3.Blocked nose 4.Swelling around nose 5.Facial pain/ dental pain Eye symptoms can be 1.eye bulging (proptosis) 2.Blurring of vision 3.Restricted eye movements 4.Blackish discolouration of skin around eyes Mucormycosis usually affects immunocompromised people like 1.uncontrolled diabetics 2.cancer patients 3.those who have been put on ventilator / given high dose steroids during covid treatment 4.prologed ICU stay It can be confirmed on a CT scan of both orbits with paranasal sinuses along with clinical correlation.
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If you have any such symptoms consult an eye surgeon ( preferably oculoplasty surgeon).
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