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That depends...: Aspergillus infections are opportunistic. That is, they usually occur in persons with severely compromised bone marrow function (such as just after intense chemotherapy), or among those taking potent immunosuppressive drugs (after a transplant for example). Most organ cancer patients do not get aspergillus, but it does occur more often in persons with "blood cancer" (leukemia for example). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Long term: If we are talking about Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis then the treatment goes on for many months and is guided by your response to treatment. You need to be very closely supervised regarding the medications, dosing, side effects lab monitoring and tapering of medication during this time for a good outcome. FYI Infection with aspergillus mold is something entirely different ...Read more
How do they do they surgery for apergillosis the reason I am asking is because I have aspergillosis and I am taking v-fend now.?
Some times.: Certain oral anti-fungal drugs have been tried with variable success. The jury on inhaled anti-fungal drug is still out. ...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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