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how where you diagnosed as having yeast in your lungs?
who diagnosed you? did you see a pulmonologist to do a bronchoscopy and culture of bronchial washings showed yeast?
have you had a chest CT scan?
yeast and mold can be all around us .
if you have mold in your home, you can breath in mold spores and mold is a type of yeast which can be inhaled into the lungs.
You can get blood testing for HIV but most likely this will be negative
At your age you could have some mild suppression of your immune system which could put you at risk for fungal mold spores in your lungs.
If you have mold in your home or bathroom or basement this can cause some mold spores in your lungs
Most fungal spores in your lungs will be asymptomatic
You can be treated with systemic antifungal agent
Some patients can require surgery to cut out localized areas of fungal infection in the lungs
Have your doctor talked to you about these options ?
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