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A 32-year-old male asked:

I'm concerned that mold or other pollutants are causing me respiratory issues. when i'm at home, i have a constant urge to clear my throat. when i do, there are greenish-grey specks spread throughout the sputum. this has been ongoing for a little over a m

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Mold is possible: This could be mold - check for leakage in your walls and wetness which can promote mold growth. Also some have sensitivity to formaldehyde which is in building materials - especially those from China. You might need to have a building consultant/engineer to test your house.

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Last updated Jan 6, 2016

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