Doctors for Blastomycosis in Club Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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Blastomycosis is basically a fungal infection caused by parasitic fungi that can affect the skin as well as the internal organs of the body. This infection can also be contracted by cats and dogs. The symptoms include flu, fever, cough, night sweating, lesions on the skin, hoarseness and bone lytic lesions.
HOW IS BLASTOMYCOSIS DIAGNOSED?
On suspecting Blastomycosis, general physicians may confirm diagnosis through KOH prep or cytology or histology. Tissue biopsy may be required for diagnosing extrapulmonary disease. For definitive confirmation of the diagnosis, culture of the organism may be performed.
HOW IS BLASTOMYCOSIS TREATED?
Oral medication of Itraconazole or Ketoconazole is the most commonly followed treatment for curing most forms of the disease. Amphotericin B is given for patients who are immunocompromised, or those with central nervous system disease.