Histoplasmosis is defined as a condition that mainly affects the lungs of the body, resulting in high fever, discomfort in the chest, dry cough and joint aches and pains. This disease is caused due to breathing in spores of a fungus that is found mainly in the droppings of birds and bats. One should avoid activities that increase your exposure to polluted and contaminated soil, in order to prevent this disease.
HOW IS HISTOPLASMOSIS DIAGNOSED?
FACT: Some of the signs and symptoms of this condition are muscle pain and stiffness, difficulty in breathing, fever and chills, and pain in the chest.