Aspergillosis - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Jun 06, 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for aspergillosis?

An ENT or pulmonology specialist should be consulted for aspergillosis.

2. What increases the risk of serious Aspergillus infection?

Illnesses which weaken your body’s immune response such as granulocytopenia, leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma or cancer patients on chemotherapy are at more risk.

3. What are the potential methods of killing or eradicating Aspergillus?

Some of the methods of killing the Aspergillus fungus include gamma microwave, baking in the oven, UV light, radiation and use of chlorine.

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