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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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Could be any toxin, pathogen or allergen. Mold can produce mold toxins that can also produce cogestion
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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Yes: Fungal lung infections commonly will result in nodular lesions to a greater or lesser extent. These will frequently remain in the lungs after an infec ... 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Cough, asthma, pain: Indoor mold is a very common yet often hidden problem. It can cause a variety of serious health problems including cough, asthma, shortness of breath ... 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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