A 42-year-old male asked:
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been in hosp. twice since oct. would the blood tests and bloody sputum show a fungal infection possibly caused by ecigs?-mine do not contain lipids.

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Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Bronchitis: Favor inflammatory bronchitis from e-cigs. Stop smoking. If symptoms fail to resolve a pulmonary evaluation and airway inspection(bronchoscopy) is in order. Fungal disease nor likely.
Answered on Dec 28, 2013
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