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short term exposure to black mold

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Black Mold Symptoms: Black mold is caused by wet basements, poorly ventilated attcs, moistures in the bath room and dirty duct work.The short term symptoms are, allergic ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Black mold: Use NIOSH 95 mask that can filter particles,and gloves clean with Tilex ( if is > 3 square feet call a professional), move the baby, try an air ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Doubtful: "Black mold" is blamed for everything and I suspect there's an allergy syndrome that's real, but you need to keep searching for a cause for his pancre ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: not the case
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Hirshfield
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark adaptation: The pupils will constrict when going from dark to light to decreased the light coming in.This is immediate.Retinal adaptation is slower.You may notice ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
25 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No problem: There are 500, 00 molds and half of them are black. Unless there is an active breathing problem at this time, there is not going to be any long term p ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 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 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 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
A 39-year-old 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, sinus ... Read More
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