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can anybody tell me how long the affects of black mold exposure typically last

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: This would vary depending on the sensitivity of the person involved with the dose of the exposue being a factor as well. I would expect that removal ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Evidence lacking : Unfortunately, there is not a body of scientific evidence to support the concept that exposure to black mold causes specific symptoms or diseases. Whe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Avoid it: If a person is allergic to it, there are medictaions such as inhaled or oral steroids as well as antihistamines and leukotriene inhibitors. However of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Basically none: Despite all the hoopla, most physicians believe these fears are generated by tort lawyers and big-money mold-removal companies. People with nondescrip ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is an infectious: Disease. Sxs of chicken pox include a rash that develops first into blisters and then into scabs, fever, feeling tired, decreased appetite and headach ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Detection: Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. Single use mar ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Black mold: In humans black mold poisoning is controversial and usually mild. It may come from ingested of moldy grain but would be uncommon. Inhalation of balck ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
Mostly caffeine: Ace is mostly caffeine. Most bloggers report no benefit. Some report more energy. Some get jittery and have a hard time sleeping like you might expect ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Spinks
21 years experience Neurosurgery
Quickly: The symptoms usually progress over a few days or less.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience Pulmonology
Asbestosis: To get this you need to be able to inhale asbestos fibers. This is most commonly an occupational exposure though you can be exposed if inside a buildi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: You may consult this site for information in this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cirrhosis/home/ovc-20187218
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Variable: In baltimore there were old elegant homes that were decaying. Paint chips would be on the floor. Children in these homes would eat the chips and pre ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on : How heavily you smoke and how long you have smoked for. In a regular user it can be picked up through testing for months.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
20 years experience Infectious Disease
Difficult to say: The best evidence comes from measuring larvae in the organs (liver, brain, eye) of mice after feeding them toxocara eggs. The liver may be infected as ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Nausea, vomiting diarrhea are usual symptoms and the duration depends on the type of bug involved. Food poisoning also includes botulism that causes p ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. Single use ma ... Read More
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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Age of patient?: It is not clear what you are asking. Are you asking about phototherapy for newborns who are jaundiced? Please clarify before we can answer
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: Halothane is rarely used in the United States as there are other inhaled anesthetics that have taken its place. Halothane is associated with liver dam ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mold allergy: Mold can trigger allergic reactions or cause non-specific irritation however the symptoms are ususually respiratory (lung or nasal) irritation or eye ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Respiratory: By inhalation causes respiratory symptoms......Cough.Sob, allergy, wheezing, etc.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
No harm done: There are conflicting observational studies regards long term use of PPI's like Omeprazole. PPI's reduce the adsorption of Vit B12 and can cause B12 d ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
It Depends: Drugs clear the body at different rates depending on the form given, how much was given, how long you took it, what other meds you take and your own m ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Spearman
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Several days to week: the oral antihistamines are good for this. benadryl (diphenhydramine) might be another option if you are currently taking claritin or allegra or vice ... Read More
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