Self-Care at Home
People, especially immunocompromised individuals, should avoid going to areas that may have high concentrations of the fungi (see risk factors and prevention). People who are on long-term medication protocols for cryptococcosis need to take their home medications regularly and keep all follow-up appointments to avoid disease progression or reactivation.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/25/2014
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