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Which type of pains can household mold give someone after long term inhalation?

Which type of pains can household mold give someone after long term inhalation?

Mold allergy: Mold can trigger allergic reactions or cause non-specific irritation however the symptoms are ususually respiratory (lung or nasal) irritation or eye irritation, not "pains". ...Read more

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Can bread mold cause long term illness from inhaling once ?

Can bread mold cause long term illness from inhaling once ?

No: One small inhalant exposure to bread mold should not cause any long term symptoms or illness. ...Read more

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Can occasional accidental inhalation of baby powder cause lung cancer?

Can occasional accidental inhalation of baby powder cause lung cancer?

Not likely.: This should not result in any long term effects. If a great deal was inhaled at once, it might interfere with breathing and cause sneezing. Long term constant exposure to powders and dust can cause pneumoconiosis, or dust in the lung, but this is seen in miners and sandblaster professions. Occasional accidental inhalation is unlikely to cause this or cancer, which mainly results from smoking. ...Read more

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Toluene what are the long term health implications from inhalation?

Toluene what are the long term health implications from inhalation?

Brain damage: This is a very toxic and noxious organic substance. It saponify's the brain which is a high lipid organ. It is very dangerous causing dizziness memory loss and confusion. ...Read more

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Short term exposure to mold have long term health effects?

Short term exposure to mold have long term health effects?

Allergy Symptoms: It is always difficult to predict short term exposure to molds in every individual.But majority of people including children exposed to molds even for short periods will have allergy symptoms like nasal and sinus congestion/sore throat and chest tightness,cough and wheezing ...Read more

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What kind of adverse affects from inhaling charcoal ash?

What kind of adverse affects from inhaling charcoal ash?

Inhalation injury: Charcoal ash is made from wood not from coal so it is not as dangerous but to be honest inhaling any foreign substance like that is dangerous to be inhaled and contributes to air pollution. I have not heard anything about getting any long term lung diseases directly from a cooking over a bbq but i would be aware that some hooka lounges add charcoal to their mixtures. Either way, don't inhale it. ...Read more

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Can you develope polymyositis from long term exposure to paint , turpentine, or fumes. I?

Can you develope polymyositis from long term exposure to paint , turpentine, or fumes. I?

Unlikely.: Myositis or myopathy are not interchangble. Polymyositis is an autoimmune disease. Not caused by toxins. However, may toxins casn affect muscle. Even drugs like we use for cholesterol issues (statins) can cause a myopathy. ...Read more

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Can you develope polymyositis from long term exposure to paint, turpentine, xylene or acid fumes?

Can you develope polymyositis from long term exposure to paint, turpentine, xylene or acid fumes?

Not directly: Polymyositis is a classic idiopathic (unknown cause) inflammatory muscle disease. There may be a genetic link. Chemicals have not been shown to cause it. Some polymyositis patients also have cancer and cancer can be caused by chemicals. ...Read more

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What could cause hypersensitivity to smells especially mold mildew patient has had chronic sinus and ear problems history of prolonged exposure to mol?

What could cause hypersensitivity to smells especially mold mildew patient has had chronic sinus and ear problems history of prolonged exposure to mol?

Allergies: Allergies to mold could cause chronic sinus and ear issues. If one is allergic to mold and is exposed to mold then symptoms of sneezing and mucus congestion could occur. Other smells may cause symptoms because other smells could act as non-specific irritants. For example, strong perfume or aromas could cause mucus congestion in an allergic person. ...Read more

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Anyone heard of a long lasting fever that comes and goes w/ croup type cough?

Anyone heard of a long lasting fever that comes and goes w/ croup type cough?

See a doctor: Cough and fever is not normal and may suggest serious issues which rapid diagnosis and management may resolve effectively. Do not wait, but see somebody asap. ...Read more

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What type of lung disease or problems can indoor mold cause?

What type of lung disease or problems can indoor mold cause?

Cough, asthma, pain: Indoor mold is a very common yet often hidden problem. It can cause a variety of serious health problems including cough, asthma, shortness of breath & chest pain, both through allergic reactions to mold and due to inflammation caused by exposure to mold toxins. About 25% of the population has a genetic hypersensitivity to mold. See http://www.Survivingmold.Com/diagnosis for much more information. ...Read more

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Can inhalation of toxic mold cause brain swelling?

Can inhalation of toxic mold cause brain swelling?

Exceptionally rare: This would entail a systemic(as in throughout the body) spread of a fungus through an inhalation mechanism. It could happen but again would be exceptionally rare. Expect a respiratory mold exposure to cause more so respiratory, allergic or nonspecific symptoms like headache/fatigue. ...Read more

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Can you have pneumonia w/ the only symptom being intermittent chest pain? Had flu/prolonged sinusitis. Have asthma. Peak flows are really good (500+)

Can you have pneumonia w/ the only symptom being intermittent chest pain? Had flu/prolonged sinusitis. Have asthma. Peak flows are really good (500+)

Unlikely: If you have pneumonia, you would likely have a cough, fever, or problem breathing. At your age, heart disease is not a strong suspect unless you are diabetic. Need to consult your doctor re. The chest pain- i could have given you a better answer if you had specified the location of the location, duration , triggers, or character of the chest pain. ...Read more

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10 years exposure of toxic black mold.suffer from all kinds of symptoms. Lately really bad breathing with chestpain, blue clubbing nails. lung Cancer?

10 years exposure of toxic black mold.suffer from all kinds of symptoms. Lately really bad breathing with chestpain, blue clubbing nails. lung Cancer?

Not necessarily: you need to be evaluated and followed up by pulmonologists and allergists, given the few information you provided, unfortunately we cannot be of much help on this platform except guiding you which way to go, good luck ...Read more

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Is Chest expnasion of 5cm (currently 3cm while inhalation) while inhalation possible by deep breathing exercises using lung exerciser in 1-2 months?

Is Chest expnasion of 5cm (currently 3cm while inhalation) while inhalation possible by deep breathing exercises using lung exerciser in 1-2 months?

Chest expansion: Hello ~ your question as written is difficult to understand but if I do, you are asking if your lungs vital capacity will improve with deep breathing and lung exerciser. Yes it will but to a max predetermined by your body size When the chest gets bigger for body builders that is muscle on the outside and not much increase in lung volumes. If that does not answer resubmit question thx ...Read more