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Have you ever heard of Valley Fever?

I have never had it nor have ever seen anyone with Valley Fever.... What is it?

 
kalynskorner

Asked by kalynskorner at 3:21 PM on Mar. 17, 2011 in Health

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  • Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection most commonly seen in the desert regions of the southwestern United States, and in Central and South America. You get it by breathing in fungal particles from soil. The infection starts in the lungs.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002299/
    TARARENEE

    Answer by TARARENEE at 3:27 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

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