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Home Remedies For Exposed To Mold
Need Treatment: If you have had mold exposure, and feel any symptoms of that it is important to get treatment immediately. Exposure to mold can lead to fungal infections. This requires anti-fungal medication for effective clearance of the fungus. If left untreated there can be serious complications as well as spread of the infection to other areas of the body, depending on the infectious fungus. ...Read more
Mold is also known as fungus or in some cases yeast. Fungal spores are very small and tend to be found in compost, barns/farms, hay, grass and damp basements. Some fungal spores are more likely to be associated with "dry" v. "wet" environments. When inhaled, mold spores can lead to many disorders including asthma, allergic rhinitis, hypersensitivty pneumonitis, ...Read more
Mold in the home: There are many types of mold and many of them are black.. Fixing the problem of indoor mold requires removal of water leakage and/or improving ventilation. High mold counts can cause discomfort as an irritant or allergy/asthma problems if you have an allergy to the mold. First, remove the mold. Second, improve ventilation. Third, seek treatment for allergy ; asthma symptoms. ...Read more
I am very afraid..I know that I am exposed to mold spores through the air ducts in my home. Can my symptoms be reversed or is damage already done?
Is it possible for mold exposure in the home to cause some members to be mildly ill and others to be severly and chronicly ill?
Absolutely: Positively yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
BELOW: Could be caused by coughing or sneezing but not by just having exposure to mold ...Read more
How worried should I be about two weeks of mold exposure from a mattress I slept on (not in my home)? I'm feeling the symptoms, am I at high risk?
Not specificly: Exposure to mold can make some people ill in the same way as an allergic person can become ill if they are exposed to cats, goldenrod, tumble weed, etc. For most, it does not set off a cascade of horrible decline that puts you in a casket. If concerned, see your dr. ...Read more
Keep house dry: Black mold (in most cases aspergillus and penicillium), accumulate when there is excessive water and humidity. In most cases it is due to a flood, natural or water leaking fro pipes or rain. Exposure for a short period is usually harmless. Longer or exposure to extreme concentrations will cause health effects. Affected areas have to be professionally cleaned and the cause corrected. ...Read more
I live older home with mold growing out of the walls best "blood" test for toxic mold exposure or mold toxicity? How do I convince my dr to test 4 it?
Mold in home: Best thing to do is have a reliable mold construction specialist check your house for toxic mold, to see if it may be harmful to you. There are many scams about molds so be sure you have an honest mold specialist. ...Read more
Work Mold Exposure: Molds are ubiquitous in outdoor air and therefore easily get indoors as well. They grow on most organic matter, especially in moist conditions. Allergic workers experiencing respiratory symptoms should identify possible mold sources, request moving to an area away from mold, and consult a physician regarding medications to control allergies. Allergy injections also help keep symptoms in check. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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