Doctors for Histoplasmosis in Victoria Road, 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?
Diagnosis of Histoplasmosis is challenging. Available tests for the disease take a long time to provide results. Testing is done by taking samples from lung secretions, blood and urine, biopsied lung tissue and bone marrow.
HOW IS HISTOPLASMOSIS TREATED?
In milder cases, there is actually no need for a medicinal treatment. But if the case is severe, then the doctors may suggest you have to have some antifungal drugs along with taking high immunity diets to counteract the same.
DID YOU KNOW?
The most severe form of Histoplasmosis is called disseminated Histoplasmosis. If this condition is left untreated, it could be fatal.