Diagnosis

Accurate diagnosis has never been straightforward for aspergillosis, but modern tools are being developed rapidly and are now improving the speed and accuracy of diagnosis. A patient presenting at the clinic will first be asked to give a history of the symptoms that...

Doing a disability assessment

In order to claim government help for living with a disability you will have to complete a disability assessment. This can be a stressful and demanding experience, so we have gathered some helpful tips from those who have already been through the process.  ...

Finding an advocate

If you have concerns with how your condition is being managed, or any questions about aspergillosis and its treatment, you may find yourself needing speak up on behalf of yourself. Most people will be able to do this for themselves, or with help from family and...

Plugs and Slugs

People who have aspergillosis tend to cough up characteristic mucoid plugs often when being given oral steroids. These can take many shapes and forms and be different colours depending on what they contain – some can have hard objects within them, others can be very...
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