Antibacterial and anti-fungal drugs are a vital for preventing and treating infections. Commonly prescribed medications include:
Steroids can be used to control inflammation. Individuals on steroids need close monitoring for side effects such as high blood pressure and high sugar levels.
Injections with interferon gamma may boost cells in the immune system to decrease the severity and frequency of infections.
Bacteria and fungi exposures are prevalent in daily life but there are measures one can take to avoid exposure and reduce risk.