Paracoccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection caused by Paracoccidioides fungi. This infection occurs in people who mostly work outside the rural area. South America is the hotspot of this infection and this is also known as South American blastomycosis. https://journals.asm.org/doi/pdf/10.1128/CMR.6.2.89
It is mycosis of lungs skin mucus and membrane . It also damages the lymphatic systems and the organs which belong to the lymphatic systems. The cure was very difficult but when the medicine is given to the patients as a medicine used for its prevention.https://www.mdpi.com/2309-608X/7/2/157/pdf
The common symptoms are included cough and breathing difficulties. In children the symptoms included as swollen the lymph node and cause the severe pain . It can occur in healthy people and caused by paracoccidioidomycosis. The immune system of the person is on the weekend gradually.
- Breath shortness
- Productive cough
- The lesions of the mouth and throat
- The rapid weight loss
- The swollen the lymph nodes
- The fast fever
- The fatigue
A fungus detection test may be performed. The fungus can be cultured into the laboratory and the fungus visualised and the examiner under the microscope.
The diagnosis can be easily done by cutting a Piece of infected areas of patients and examining them under a microscope. It is also cultured in laboratories and when it increases in number the microscopic examination can occur to scientists .
- Biopsy of infected tissue
- Shows characteristics of wheel-shaped yeast
- Superficial scrapings
- In the majority cases radiography of the chest reveals interstitial infiltrates
- The care of this disease is not difficult but handling is most difficult .
- Always use a mask.
- Don not breathe in dirty air.
- Use clean and pure water.
- Always use healthy food
Possible Medications of Paracoccidioidomycosis
For the prevention of this disease we can use the following antifungal medicines:
It is also found in other forms such as injection and syrups etc.
- Amphotericin B
Caution: You can use the medicine only after the consultation of a senior medical specialist.
How can we get rid of paracoccidioidomycosis?
It usually occurs in those people who live in rural areas and work in the outdoors who must use face mask to get rid of the spores of this disease. Similarly, person should check his/her hygiene properly. https://www.scielo.br/j/rsbmt/a/Ynd6SxcPqLjtqkFyVp678zj/?format=pdf&lang=en
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