Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection that typically affects the Respiratory Region but can affect others as well.
It typically begins by inhaling spores from Coccidioides fungi.
Also referred to as Valley Fever
This spore is often found in semiarid climates such as: The United States, South America, and Central America
Many are exposed to the fugal infection but only a small portion has adverse symptoms.
Worse complications are often seen in HIV patients
- Breathing changes
- Voice changes
- Dry mouth
- Some Experience Pneumonia with symptoms for months on end