18 Treatments for Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

Overview

Allergic bronchopulmomary aspergillosis (ABPA) is an adverse reaction to the presence of a certain type of fungus in your airways. It tends to occur in people with chronic lung conditions, such as asthma and cystic fibrosis. Medications can help c[read article]

Tests for Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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Aspergillosis precipitin is a laboratory test performed on a patient's blood. It is ordered when a doctor suspects that you have an infection that could be cau...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A computed tomography (CT) scan of your chest is a fast and noninvasive imaging test that takes multiple cross-section images of your heart, lungs, and chest wall. ...  More
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Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Blood Test
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Aspergillosis precipitin is a laboratory test performed on a patient's blood. It is ordered when a doctor suspects that you have an infection that could be cau...  More
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Aspergillus Fumigatus Specific Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Antibody Test
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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Endoscopy is a procedure that uses specialized tools to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body. This allows surgeons to view problems with...  More
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Brochoscopy is a simple medical procedure. It is used to see inside the lungs. Bronchoscopy can be combined with a procedure to collect pieces of lung tissue. This ...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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Therapeutic Immunosuppression
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Surgical Procedures for Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
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Prescribed Medications for Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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ITRACONAZOLE (i tra KO na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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PREDNISONE (PRED ni sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated inc...  More
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PREDNISOLONE (pred NISS oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions trea...  More
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