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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: you need to be evaluated and followed up by pulmonologists and allergists, given the few information you provided, unfortunately we cannot be of much ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Allergic: Black mold is a known allergen. The symptoms you describe sound like asthma. This is a condition that must be treated. There are other common elements ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: In my experience, most people will be affected by the odor and some may have mucous membrane irritation (throat, chest, eye) from the volatile organic ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Calcifications usually occur with chronic inflammation, with some causes more prone to doing that. One common cause for foci of calcific granulomas i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: The poisoning from black molds (unless in an industrial or farming occupation) is not a common problem. Even if you are exposed to the toxins, the ef ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Just scrub it down: No worries. If a person uses a shower, and sees mold or mildew, he should get some cleaning solution (made with a bit of bleach and water, or bought f ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See PCP: You may be wheezing which can cause severe bouts of cough. See your pcp who can diagnose the condition and then the treatment would be straight forwar ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Potentially: If you are allergic to molds, you can get respiratory symptoms including asthma. For some people , they may develop pneumonia called hypersensitivity ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy consult: The toxic effects from "black mold" exposure are often exaggerated. A certain percentage of people exposed to it may develop asthma, hay fever, funga ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Trigger or other: Mold spores can trigger asthma, or can lead to an asthma like disease (allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis). Get the mold removed from your home ... Read More

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