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Can black mold cause cancer?

yes possible

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Aspergillus species ( moulds ) will produce produce aflatoxins , usual source is crops like corn pea nuts by ingestion ( eating )can cause liver cancers .
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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered:

Can breathing mold spores cause you to get lymphoma or other cancers?

Probably not

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A huge amount of study has gone into both the effect of inhaling mold spores (which range from harmless to serious), and to the epidemiology of malignant lymphoma. Nobody's made a connection. One mystery is why non-Hodgkin's lymphomas are becoming more common -- since mold's been with us for ages, it seems unlikely that this is the answer to the puzzle.
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Dr. John T. Chiu answered:

Can black mold cause anaphalatic shock?

Rare but possible

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It can be any type of mold you are allergic to. On the other hand, I have only seen one single case of anaphylaxis from mold exposure in several decades of practice. That involved a mold-allergic patient who was spreading steer manure as a fertilizer. When we cultured the fertilizer she used , huge amount of mold growth was found. And that's no bull.
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Dr. Alan H. Ali answered:

Can black mold cause mental problems like depression?

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Toxic mold can produce Neurotoxins that affect nerve cells in the brain, leading to mood swings, irritability, poor concentration, confusion, short attention span, dizziness, anxiety, depression, and hallucinations.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick answered:

Can black mold cause fatigue, fever and all over body achiness?

Unlikely

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I am sure that it can but your symptoms sound much more similar to a viral infection. Have you been to an allergist for testing to molds? If not, this would be a logical alternative. But I still think a viral infection matches your symptoms much more closely.
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

I have calcications all over or in my lungs can black mold cause this?

Unlikely

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Calcifications usually occur with chronic inflammation, with some causes more prone to doing that. One common cause for foci of calcific granulomas is histoplasmosis. Very few if any people with normal immune systems develop infections with diatomaceous fungi (black molds), and this is usually complained of as a cause of environmental contamination and the subject of lawsuits.
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Dr. John T. Chiu answered:

Can black mold cause rhinitis and allergic reaction? And what type of illness/symptoms could this induce?

Many

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If you are allergic, asthma, rhinitis, conjunctivitis , and rarely hives may develop. If you have an impaired immune system, you may have invasive fungal disease. Some may develop Allergic bronchopulmonary Mycosis (with Aspergillus being more common) manifested usually as steroid-resistant asthma. Others hypersensitivity pneumonitis which when prolonged may cause permanent lung damage
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Dr. Brian Kaufman answered:

Can black mold cause pneumonia and can it be confused with other type and not be cured because the proper medicine is not being used .help?

Not likely

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exposure to a high level of mold may cause a pneumonitis or inflammatory condition of the lungs but this is very uncommon. mold on your house may trigger allergies but it's unlikely to pneumonia in the truest sense. As far as differing from other mods, you have to ask a mycologist!
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Dr. Linda D. Green answered:

Can household black mold cause gastroenteritis?

Unlikely

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Exposure to indoor mold is more likely to cause respiratory symptoms (coughing, wheezing, runny nose, sneezing,etc) in allergic individuals. Gastrointestinal symptoms are unlikely.
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