A 21-year-old member asked:
My child has asthma are they more likely to get a lung infection caused by candida?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
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Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
No: Candida tends to cause systemic infections only in those who are immunosuppressed so as those patients on chemotherapy or those patients with primary or secondary immune defiency such as HIV or scid.
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 2, 2017
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