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How to prevent post-complications of covid 19 like white, black, or yellow fungus?

The COVID-19 apocalypse has crushed the spine of our strong core medical science and has choked millions of lives across the globe. In India, the new outbreak is so severe that hospitals are running out of oxygen cylinders, and beds appear to be wreaking havoc in the country.

The estimated burden of COVID patients has been more than 200,000 cases every day. Also, Delhi has recently imposed a week-long lockdown as India’s epidemiologists have predicted that the third wave of COVID-19 is inevitable which makes kids vulnerable to getting affected this time.

Coronavirus is deadly, the virus primarily affects your natural defenses and damages your lungs, heart, and brain which can also increase your risk of having long-term health problems. Coronavirus can also play havoc on your health if a person is sick or hospitalized or suffering from diabetes. This problem can also affect our kidneys’ functioning by forming tiny clots in the bloodstream, which can obstruct blood flow to the kidneys and impair your kidneys’ functioning.

This is just the tip of the iceberg, after India has battled a massive surge in COVID-19 infections in the second wave, people who are now already getting recovered from coronavirus infection is now returning to hospitals with a myriad of symptoms such as fatigue, lethargy, joint pain, brain fog, and fever. People have also primarily reported the visible signs of white, black, and yellow fungus.

Let’s pull some more strings of the term black, white, and yellow fungus, and how it can affect your kidneys’ functioning.

Related: Keeping Kidneys Healthy in a Worldwide Pandemic

What is black fungus?

Black fungus is a rare but serious infection that is also termed mucormycosis and is mainly caused by a cluster of molds called micromycetes that typically live in soil and decaying organic matter. Black fungus is life-threatening and has a mortality rate between 46-96 percent depending on how badly you’re affected.

Symptoms of black fungus

  • Having an excessively runny nose
  • Feeling pain in your eyes when you exposed to the infection
  • Eyelid loss and blurred vision have also been seen in people recovered from COVID-19
  • Dark spots can also be seen around the nose
  • Patients have also experienced their eyesight being completely gone

What is a white fungus?

The reason for what exactly causes white fungus still remains unknown, and the severity of white fungus has not been confirmed yet. According to the data released, the white fungus can easily infect your lungs, intestines, stomach, private organs and can also impair your kidneys’ functioning. As for now, no news has confirmed any causality caused due to white fungus, but it’s essential to be apprehensive about your health.

Symptoms of white fungus

  • Loss of taste
  • Having a cotton-like feeling in the mouth
  • Having white patches on the inner cheeks, tongue, throat, and roof of the mouth
  • Feeling pain while eating and swallowing
  • Feeling redness or soreness
  • Feeling cracking and redness at the corners of the mouth

Related: Covid vaccine and kidney disease: What patients need to know

What is yellow fungus?

Yellow fungus is a serious fungal infection that spreads through contaminated environments or when you inhale molds that grow in the environment. The yellow fungus affects differently and also infects differently in the manner of spreading. The yellow fungus can easily go unnoticed at the initial stages and suddenly charge on your health when it gets severe with time. The damage caused by yellow fungus is much more severe than black and white fungus. It attacks your internal organs such as the liver, lungs, and kidneys, and also disrupts their functioning.


  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Lethargy
  • leakage of pus
  • Sunken eyes
  • Malnutrition
  • Kidney problems
  • Necrosis in extreme cases

How fungus can affect your kidneys’ functioning?

Fungal infection if occurred inside your urinary tract can also impair your kidneys’ functioning by causing an obstruction which can interfere with the urine elimination process of your body. Having lower urine than usual can increase your chances of kidney failure which can be life-threatening. The fungal infection primarily attacks the urinary bladder from where it can easily disrupt the functioning of your kidneys.

Related: How to prevent or combat 3rd wave of Covid 19?

How can you save your kidneys from getting affected?

If you want to keep your kidneys away from the radar of developing a fungal infection then Switch to Ayurveda. Ayurveda is the science of life that mainly uses the bio-cleansing procedures of Ayurveda that helps your body to get rid of harmful bacteria and infections which makes you vulnerable to having serious renal ailments. Ayurvedic treatment for kidney infection uses a precise blend of several powerful herbs which are proven effective in curing inflammation or obstruction that occurs inside your kidneys.


Disclaimer: Post-complication of Covid 19, black, white and yellow fungus severe infections that can affect your kidneys’ functioning and leads to permanent loss of kidneys. It’s advised that you do not make any changes in your diet or schedule without considering your doctor or renal dietitian. The symptom varies from body to body based on age, sex, and nationalities. For appointments, call at our 24×7 helpline: +91-9871712050 or visit www.karmaayurvedahospital.com.

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