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Antifungal Medication Allergic Aspergillosis
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). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They are different: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis occurs in some people and behaves like cortisone-resistant bronchial asthma. Most sufferers would have a specific type of bronchiectasis(dead-ended bronchial tubes) one must have an allergic reaction to aspergillus. Invasive aspergillosis usually happens in people whose immune system has been greatly compromised and the prognosis is far less favorable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the tests to evaluate for, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (abpa)
if one has chronic cough and its suspected to be fungi related ?
Xray and blood: The patient with abpa can be diagnosed by a variety of tests including a positive aspergillus titer, an elevated ige and positive skin tests to aspergillus. The chest xray is also usually abnormal. It may be time to see a pulmonologist or allergist. ...Read more
Pls can u advice what is an allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis? And what test are required to diagnose if one's lung condition is caused by this?
Hypersensitivity: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (abpa) is a condition characterised by an exaggerated response of the immune system (a hypersensitivity response) to the fungus aspergillus (most commonly aspergillus fumigatus). A complete blood count usually reveals eosinophilia more than 10% and there is a raised serum ige more than 1000 ng/ml. There can be cxr findings, + rast skin testing to name a few. ...Read more
What are the tests needed for evaluation of a possible allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (abpa),
secondly, is it a fungal infection?Pls help
What can I do if i had an allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, anyone know a way to treat this lung disease naturally no steroids?
Treatment indicated: ABPA or allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is a reaction to fungus associated with a very elevated IgE level, characteristic radiographic findings and laboratory tests. There are specific criteria which need to be met to make this diagnosis. The treatment of choice is steroids. Avoiding areas with high airborne fungus ( gardens, open construction sites) will help decrease exposure. ...Read more
Common fungus: If your child is not immunosuppressed, this may be a contaminant. If this is from an ENT surgery culture, it may warrant treatment by the ent. ...Read more
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