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breathing in mold spores

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
With/without smell: You inhale & are exposed to mold spores every second with or without smelling them. They're ubiquitous. Your body is well equipped to fight them o ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mold inhalation: The answer will vary depending on the level and duration of exposure. Some individuals present with asthma like symptoms, others with a form of bronch ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: there is no connection to mold spores, allergens, etc. and loss of bone. Being a female, inactive, in menopause, smoker, drinker, Caucasian and poor ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not carcinogenic: But allergy, and at times as with aspergilla, semi-invasive to frankly invasive. The allergy produces wheezing and can be quite serious. Cavities/bul ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly: If feeling badly, you should see your Dr for an evaluation and imaging of your chest to determine what is going on.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No: There is no relationship to date with mold exposure and development of ms. However, the ms drug Gilenya (fingolimod) was developed from a fungus, a c ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Yes: If you think the area you live in has mold have it checked out immediately.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: But it usually takes quite a bit of exposure to develop symptoms.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
No: Your house needs to be cleaned, and the mold manually removed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but: As long as the bread's gone in the garbage you should be fine.
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