Histoplasmosis – Part 1

Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by breathing in spores of a fungus often found in bird and bat droppings. Histoplasmosis is most commonly transmitted when these spores become airborne, often during cleanup or demolition projects.  Soil contaminated by bird or bat droppings also can transmit histoplasmosis, so farmers and landscapers are at a higher risk […]

Histoplasmosis – Part 3

Treatment & Drugs Treatment usually isn’t necessary if you have a mild case of histoplasmosis. But if your symptoms are severe or if you have the chronic or disseminated forms of the disease, you’ll likely need treatment with one or more antifungal drugs. Some of these medications come in pill form, but the strongest varieties […]