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Can playing woodwind give you a fungus?

We don’t do medical scares on this site, but there does appear to be a fungal condition known as ‘saxophone lung’. It’s an allergic reaction to inhaling germs in instruments that have not been properly cleaned. Early this year, an English player almost died of it. Read more here.┬áNow start flossing.

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  1. and remember to blow into it rather than suck

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