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I am 30 years old recently diagnosed with pulmonary aspergilloma. A second opinion fungal culture of hemoptysis blood is positive for candida albicans. Can candida present as a pulmonary mycetoma without being invasive in a colonise post tb cavity? I am not immunocompromised.

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Usually it's due to aspergillus. You may need surgery please consult a chest physician with your scans.
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Candida can be commential and mycetoma is due to aspergillosis for which operation needed if haemoptysis recurrent.
Yes.
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