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Can allergic pulmonary aspergillosis relapse?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Absolutely: It is classic for recurring bouts. You should speak with your pulmonologist or primary care provider to determine if this is flaring; and what treatment options exist if it is a recurrence.

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Can invasive pulmonary aspergillosis relapse?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Yes: But if well treated, should not.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Are children more susceptible to allergic pulmonary aspergillosis?

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Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatric Pulmonology 18 years experience
Not necessarily kids: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (abpa) is a hypersensitivity reaction to a. Fumigatus colonization of the tracheobronchial tree and occurs in conjunction with asthma and cystic fibrosis (cf). 0.25-0.8% of people with asthma and approximately 7% of patients with CF are estimated to have abpa (this includeds kids and adults).
A 23-year-old member asked:

What is the difference between allergic and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
Pulmonary Critical Care 48 years experience
Huge: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is a disorder where the pt wheezes when exposed. It s treated with bronchodilators and steroids and shows obstructive change on pfts. Invasive aspergillosis usually occurs in immunosuppressed pts and is a necrotizing lung infection needing anti fungal antibiotics, it carries a high mortality.

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