A 19-year-old female asked:
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had coffee this morning out of cup that mould had been rinsed off with water would it have effect on her now flu like symptoms

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Most contaminants on the surface of poorly washed dishes will be easily neutralized by the stomach acidity. You needn't worry about this. It certainly will have no effect on the flu.
Answered on Apr 15, 2013
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