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How can cough associated with broncho-pulmonary aspergillosis be treated?

The recommended treatment for the cough associated with broncho-pulmonary aspergillosis is steroids.  Low-dose steroids, such as prednisone, may be needed long-term to slow the progression of the pulmonary infiltrates and relieves the bronchospasms (spasms of your lungs that narrow your airways).  Talk to your physician about possibly treating the aspergillus with an antifungal medication, such as voriconazole or itraconazole.

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