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Clarification: Not currently symptomatic but diagnosis w/viral induced asthma in past. Am I at increased risk for aspergillosis having viral induced asthma?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No

Aspergillosis is not the same as Aspergillus allergy.
However there is a form of severe asthma called Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis which is associated with allergy to Aspergillus but only a small % of people with asthma actually develop this condition for reason still not entirely known although genetic predisposition is suspected. This has nothing to do with viral induced asthma.

In brief: No

Aspergillosis is not the same as Aspergillus allergy.
However there is a form of severe asthma called Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis which is associated with allergy to Aspergillus but only a small % of people with asthma actually develop this condition for reason still not entirely known although genetic predisposition is suspected. This has nothing to do with viral induced asthma.
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