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A 33-year-old female asked:

Is coccidioidomycosis a disease that only people with hiv/aids get? or can anybody get it? how long does coccidioidomycosis take to be disseminated?

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Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
60 years experience
See below: This is a fungal disease that is airborne and anyone in the appropriate area can come down with the disease. Those patients that have immune problems are more likely to have disease than someone that doesn not but in fact normal people do get this. When does it spresd that is strongly dependent on a number of things in the individual.
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