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Can black mold exposure cause symptoms of celiac disease in a person?

Can black mold exposure cause symptoms of celiac disease in a person?

Not: likely because inhaled spores will be addressed by immune cells in your trachea and lung, while not directly affecting your immune cells in your gut lining. ...Read more

Dr. Mary Ray
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Exposed To Mold (Definition)

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


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Can throat ulcers be a symptom of mold exposure?

Can throat ulcers be a symptom of mold exposure?

No: More likely a viral infection - coxsackie viruse causes herpangina with fever and ulcers on the soft palate and throat. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of asbestos exposure?

What are symptoms of asbestos exposure?

Typically none: There usually are no symptoms from asbestos exposure until long after permanent damage is done. The small asbestos fibers get lodged in the lung tissues and over time they cause damage that leads to breathing problems. Before there are any symptoms changes can be seen on chest xrays. So it is important to be evaluated by a doctor familiar with this condition (pulmonogist or occupational doctor). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of asbestos exposure?

What are the symptoms of asbestos exposure?

None.: There are no immediate symptoms of asbestos exposure unless the exposure was so overwhelming as to cause irritation to the air passages but this is an irritant effect from the physical "dust" and could include cough and phlegm production. The serious symptoms and signs of asbestos exposure occur years after exposure, at least 15 years later. Shortness of breath is the classic symptom. ...Read more

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What are the effects of black mold exposure?

What are the effects of black mold exposure?

Basically none: Despite all the hoopla, most physicians believe these fears are generated by tort lawyers and big-money mold-removal companies. People with nondescript / vague symptoms are encouraged to blame them on "black mold". The public are the real losers. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of radiation exposure bad?

Are the symptoms of radiation exposure bad?

It depends on dose: They can range from no symptoms to death with in hours. The classic three levels are hematopoetic, with alterations in wbc, platelets, and then anemia. Gi with extreme diarrhea and sepsis, and neurological which tends to be fatal. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of food poisoning vs symptoms of flu ?

What is the symptoms of food poisoning vs symptoms of flu ?

Cramps vs cough: Food poisoning is mostly cramping and diarrhea. Flu is a severe upper respiratory illness with a cough. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of baby radiation exposure?

What are the symptoms of baby radiation exposure?

The first: Issue would be potential source of exposure. There is natural background exposure, medical exposure and inadvertant exposure. Total bidy radiation causes symptoms depending on dose. The most lethal is CNS syndrome -seizures, GI - massive emesis, diarrhea, then bone marrow, causing aplastic anemia. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of the poisoning associated with air pollution?

What are the common symptoms of the poisoning associated with air pollution?

air poison: Probably with ordinary air pollution one can find high amounts of pollutants and dust that can act as irritants and less commonly allergans but usually not poisons. Trace amount of mercury, lead, and various chemicals can be seen with higher amounts coming from industrial emissions or hazardous waste sites. The symptoms are fatigue, headache and respiratory and eye irritation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of exposure to toxoplasmosis?

What are the symptoms of exposure to toxoplasmosis?

Many: Fever, rash, lymph swelling, or no symptoms. If pg or trying to get pg get a blood test to see if you have an active or old exposure! ...Read more

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Can inhaling the dust of cat poop cause toxoplasmosis?

Can inhaling the dust of cat poop cause toxoplasmosis?

Swallow, not breathe: You need to swallow toxoplasmosis in order to get sick. So if cat poop dust gets on your hands and you forget to wash your hands, you could possibly transfer the toxoplasmosis from your hands to your mouth. You can't catch it from breathing. ...Read more

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Can exposure to secondhand smoke cause chronic shortness of breath?

Can exposure to secondhand smoke cause chronic shortness of breath?

Yes it can: Yes if you are exposed to second hand smoke over long period it may cause chronic bronchitis and COPD and that may give you chronic shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Is air pollution a major cause of asthma?

Is air pollution a major cause of asthma?

Yes: Various toxins (pollution) the air can trigger asthma attacks, however, the most common reasons for asthma attacks are viral illnesses and allergies. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of poisoning from paint thinner fumes?

What are the symptoms of poisoning from paint thinner fumes?

Toxins - Chemicals: Headaches, wooziness, fainting, nausea and vomitting. Move the patient out of the environment where the fumes are present and let them breathe fresh air. If they are too ill, call 911. ...Read more

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Are symptoms of nosebleeds indicative of a particular condition?

Are symptoms of nosebleeds indicative of a particular condition?

Many conditions: There are many potential causes of epistaxis. Epistaxis can result from such general conditions as infection, inflammation, trauma, foreign body, malignancy, and other diseases and abnormal processes. Most common, allergy, trauma, deviated septum. Blood disorder. ...Read more