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My child has asthma are they more likely to get a lung infection caused by candida?
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In brief: No.
Candida pneumonitis is very rare in people with asthma.
Viral and bacterial infections are much more likely in a child with asthma.

In brief: No.
Candida pneumonitis is very rare in people with asthma.
Viral and bacterial infections are much more likely in a child with asthma.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Michael Palumbo
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Palumbo
Dr. Michael Palumbo
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