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Mold Allergy Remedies
Unable to do things, due to recurrent allergic reactions such as severe nausea, fatigue, increased heart beat, difficulty thinking, throat swell.....?
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
Allergies still raging 1 wk after exceedingly careful mold remediation in laundry room. Dehumidifier working. How can I tell if environment is safe?
Be systematic: It would be important to: first be certain your symptoms are actually due to allergies and next, attempt to definitively define the sources of your allergies. Then addressing with avoidance and/or medication could be more effectively implemented. There are other treatment options as well. The safety of your environment may then be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One day to years: If the mold exposure is avoided, symptoms may resolve in a few hours without treatment. If there has been significant, prolonged exposure, it may take weeks or months to resolve without treatment. If the mold exposure cannot be avoided, the symptoms will last indefinitely. ...Read more
Yes: Even though onions are grown in the ground, eating them should not be a problem even if you are allergic to mold. But, one can be allergic to onions themselves so you may need to be further evaluated if you are having allergic symptoms when eating them. ...Read more
Yes.: There are companies that can test (and treat, if necessary) your house. Ask for and check references. Look for specialists who are affiliated with professional organizations. ...Read more
I have a mold allergy, how dangerous is it for me to clean the mold in my bathroom? Can you give me instructions on how i can safely remove the mold?
Not a good idea: Cleaning the molds out yourself may trigger a severe allergic response if you are allergic to the even with a mask. The most important step is stopping the source of moisture. For area under a square foot, Clorox may do the job but not adequate for particle board or dry wall already damaged. If this is from lack of ventilation, use a ceiling fan and/or open window in the bathroom ...Read more
See Allergist: Molds are year-round allergens and weeds are limited to fall season. The first step to getting you feeling better is to see an Allergist for appropriate skin or blood testing. Once they determine what you are allergic to, appropriate avoidance measures and medications like nasal sprays can be prescribed. Allergy shots or immunotherapy is also an option. ...Read more
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