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Author Topic: re-arrurance & help needed :o))  (Read 2005 times)

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Offline freako

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re-arrurance & help needed :o))
« on: October 29, 2009, 12:27:59 PM »
Hi,I've been + 20 years,currently CD4 of 340 and off meds.
Just had a chest infection and treated successfully with antibiotics.
But the sputum sample sent off beforehand from the GP came back as having aspergillus in it.
They are re-doing another sample test,but does anyone know what this actually means?
Ive read it is very common in the air as a fungus and many people do have it,but is it only serious when you are ill with it?
thanks so much
diagnosed in 1989 (whopping 18 years ago)
CD4 = 287
V/L = undectable   as of  16/05/07
Taking Kaletra/Combivir/tenofovir

Offline rondrond

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Re: re-arrurance & help needed :o))
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2009, 01:02:56 PM »
hi freako,

I don't have any thing to add regarding aspergillus: but isn't it related to mold?
Have you checked your abode for any?

I think of myself as an excellent housekeeper, and was shocked when my sinuses would act up when I was in the bathroom. The culprit, was growing on the underside of my bath mat!

 I did want to welcome you to the forums.
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Offline Theyer

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Re: re-arrurance & help needed :o))
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2009, 04:26:25 PM »
Hello.  I have just goggled aspergillus and there is a section regarding treatment,best wishes Theyer
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Offline weasel

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Re: re-arrurance & help needed :o))
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2009, 09:21:58 PM »
   Welcome     Freako  :)

              I hope you find out where it came from !

             I do NOT  use bathe mats , I throw a towel on the floor  :o

                    Glad to meet you !

                                                    AKA :    Weasel
" Live and let Live "


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