Doctors for Histoplasmosis in Belavanki, Hubli-Dharwad
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Histoplasmosis is a fungus infected condition and found in particular localities. The infection comes from bird droppings which mix with the earth and when human beings breathe the spores around this place, they can get infected by the fungus. The infection affects the lungs and people with pre-existing lung issues might be affected more. People in any age group can be affected, but the disease is not contagious. Some of the known symptoms include respiratory problems and dry cough.
HOW IS HISTOPLASMOSIS DIAGNOSED?
The General Physician may not find many direct ways to diagnose the condition. However, culture test of the fungus and blood tests to check on the Histoplasma and its response to anti bodies and so on, can give the doctor the required reports to carry on with the treatment.
HOW IS HISTOPLASMOSIS TREATED?
Treatment usually isn't necessary if you have a mild case of histoplasmosis. Mild cases may resolve without treatment. Severe cases of acute histoplasmosis and all cases of chronic and disseminated disease are treated with antifungal medications, sometimes for life in those with compromised immune systems.
DID YOU KNOW?
The most severe form of Histoplasmosis is called disseminated Histoplasmosis. If this condition is left untreated, it could be fatal.