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... How do you get fungus in your lungs and could recylcing antifreeze be related? ... (2 replies)
... I had Aspergillus, a fungal infection, in my lungs 6 years ago. I was treated with Itraconozole for 18 months and have never had a recurrence. Get treated!! ... (2 replies)
... I have aspergillus fumigata a rather nasty little organism in my lungs. Sounds like you have something like that if its fungi. ... (2 replies)

... things of different fungi, and the stories are all mixed up. I was hoping to be able to clarify some things. First of all, why does your doctor think you have fungus in your lungs? ... (13 replies)
... I was told that the spot on my lung was most likely cancer, due to the fact that I was a heavy smoker, but a needle biopsy proved it to be a lung infection, myobacterium avium, MAC, for short. So, as for your father, it could indeed be just a fungal infection. I would suggest a needles biopsy, or at least, a second opinion. You have to understand that even Drs. are human... (2 replies)
... ary doctor told me 15 months ago, that he believed with certainty he has Stage 4 Lung Cancer. Now, the doctor has changed his opinion, he believes he has a Lung Fungus because my father shows no symptoms of lung cancer. So I requested the CAT Scan to get another opinion. ... (2 replies)
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... I had something called Aspergillus a few years ago. It was discovered during a bronchoscophy. It causes fungal balls in the lungs. I was treated with something called Itraconozol and it eventually went away. You definitely need to get a diagnosis. Good luck! ... (13 replies)
... My infectious disease doctor said that only persons with bronchiactis and I have misspelled it will get MAC. I was first diagnosed in 2006 and took the meds for 23 months. ... (85 replies)
... I think this means you have an inflammation in both lungs usually caused by breathing a fungus, mold, or other irritant. It can cause swelling in the lungs and sometimes fluid buildup in the lungs. ... (2 replies)
... like symptoms, or in an already asthmatic person, it would cause a gradual worsening of asthma status. ... (1 replies)
... I do think the corticosteroids CAN cause a fungus in the lungs and if it does, it can be extremely hard to treat. ... (6 replies)
... intestinal problems twice a day. I took them for a year and a half. I lost 28 lbs., and, at times, felt like just throwing in the towel and giving up. However, God saw me through it, and, in the end, I came out a stronger person from it all. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed with MAC in May 2013. ... (2 replies)
Nocardia
Jan 5, 2009
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Nocardia
Jan 5, 2009
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Nocardia
Jan 3, 2009
... like bacterium which normally lives in the soil and can infect the lungs of people who have impaired immune systems. ... (8 replies)
... It is generally an organism which lives in soil and water, and usually only affects people who are immunosuppressed in some way. So first off, is your immune system impaired in any way? ... (4 replies)
... Pneumocystis carinii is now known as Pneumocystis jiroveci. It is a fungus which doesn't cause infection in a person with a normal immune system. ... (1 replies)
Lung nodules
Dec 6, 2008
... It's been a while since my last post. I read about the nodules and wanted to let you know I've been in the same position. Having a CTScan find something in the lungs then hearing you need to go to a lung doctor is frightening!!! My pulmonary doc watched my lungs for just over a year. I had a bronchopsy which was negitive. ... (17 replies)


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