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Is It Possible To Get Sick From Air Conditioning
I live in south florida where people need 24 hour air conditioning for 10 months a year. Is it possible to get a post-nasal drip allergy as a result?
Air conditioning: Hello, yes air conditioning can hold mold within the unit. Change your filters regularly and if there is a musty smell, have your unit seen and examined by a service rep. ...Read more
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Stuffy Nose?: Yes, it is possible. Air conditioners have filters but if not changed regularly or the air conditioner is old it can release dust, mold and other things in the air condition into the air that your breathe. In turn the nose will react an cause your nose to be stuffy. See you doctor for appropriate treatment and management. ...Read more
I get very dry sinuses from air conditioning. Are there any medications or home remedies to relieve the discomfort?
Im close to 27 wks and ive been feeling hot even when im under air conditioning. Why do i feel like this?? because i am not sick and dont have a fever
Hormonal: It is very common secondary to the hormonal changes you experience during pregnancy, and from the extra blood flowing through your body. This is especially common during 2nd & 3rd trimester. Consider wearing layered clothing if you need to. Remember this shall pass. Congrats on your pregnancy and best wishes! ...Read more
I get dizzy pretty frequently, and feel hot a lot, even inside air conditioning and with ceiling fans on. Help?
Hot a lot: I don't know your age but if you have those symptoms you do need medical care. A common cause is fairly advanced hyperthyroidism - too much thyroxine being made in your thyroid. There are several other reasons for your heat discomfort and you should make an appointment to see your doctor soon. He/she will your history, examine you, and order appropriate labs. ...Read more
My air conditioning went out and I'm concerned it might affect my birth control. Should I be worried? I can't get it fixed until Monday.
Not a problem: This will work properly if you use it as prescribed whether you have AC or not. ...Read more
Air conditioning makes me feel sick to my stomach, and makes my throat sore within mins. Allergy med doesn't help, only fresh air.. What is it?
Mold?: If it is particular air conditioner, especially a window unit, it may have mold. ...Read more
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