I recently learned that the Aspergillus Fungal Trust has been renamed the Aspergillus Infection Trust. I have updated the information in this post to reflect this new information.
Shortly after my third sinus surgery on August 1, 2000 I received news that the culture from the surgery revealed Aspergillus Flavus. I was placed on an antifungal. There was still a possibility that I would have to start IV antibiotics for osteomyelitis (bone infection) in my sinuses again. I had just had the PICC line for the last IV removed only six weeks before. Everyone kept asking if I knew of anyone else like me and I didn’t. After I started searching on the internet I found a group online through yahoo groups. Not only did I find the site and a wonderful woman to communicate with who had the same fungal sinus condition, I found a great support system made up of wonderful and caring people who were suffering like I was. To visit the aspergillus support group or the fungal infection trust: www.aspergillus.org.uk/newpatients www.fungalinfectiontrust.org
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