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What Does Mold Look Like On Shower Curtains
Black Mold: Very hard to tell what type of mold it is by just looking at it. There are lots of different molds out there that can have a dark or black color. The best way to identify is to have experts take samples to determine what mold you are dealing with. ...Read more
Can only guess...: A picture may be helpful to us. Eaten anything green lately? ...Read more
Not much different: Mildew is mold or fungus on moist surfaces. Black mold simply refers to those fungi that have dark pigment. There are literally thousands of mold. The scare over "black mold" is not scientifically proven and while it is good to clean up mold in the home, do not lose sleep over the color. ...Read more
I moved into a apartmnt a few months ago and noticed they have build up black mold located in the shower can that cause chronic upper respitry inftcns?
We have black mold in our bathroom and a handyman is going to replace the entire shower soon. Is it dangerous to use the bathroom until then?
Can black mold or any other mold cause your glands to swell up and your throat to look like strep?
No: They should not.Get a more detailed answer ›
In my shower, under the soap holder, found lots of black stuff. kinda white and little fuzzy. is it black mold or soap scum. will poison my lungs
Just scrub it down: No worries. If a person uses a shower, and sees mold or mildew, he should get some cleaning solution (made with a bit of bleach and water, or bought from the store already made) and scrub the shower stall down once a week. If for some reason the person is physically unable to scrub a shower, he can use a milder solution (also sold in stores) and just spray the mold or mildew areas twice a weekly. ...Read more
My boyfriend has been staying at an apartment with black mold above the shower. He's coughed up blood, can't breathe in fully?
Black shower mold: Black mold above a shower would not be the likeliest cause of his hempotysis- the medical term for coughing up blood. Many people do this when they have bronchitis. He should see a doctor and have a chest x ray. He should stop smoking, if he is a smoker. He might have asthma; he could be allergic to mold. The mold problem should be fixed, and he can be tested for problems from it. ...Read more
Recently found black mold/mildew (not sure) in my shower. lots of it on walls. is it bad to breathe this in. will ii get lung problems. ?
Potentially: If you are allergic to molds, you can get respiratory symptoms including asthma. For some people , they may develop pneumonia called hypersensitivity pneumonitis which in certain cases can cause permanent lung scarring. The most helpful step is reduction in humidity and removal of all damaged material. Be sure that the shower area is well ventilated and that there is no water leak inside the wall ...Read more
Sprayed a remover on mold under my sink.Ricocheted into my face.No mask. Showered and irrigated nose w saline.Mild headache & sinusitis 1 day later?
Taste and sinus: There are 2 common reasons for a taste problem: 1-sinus infection or 2- allergies. You probably need to be examined by your doctor to tell the difference. The treatment is different for each like antihistamine for allergy and antibiotic for sinusitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: There is no correlation. But, why would you eat moldy bread? ...Read more
Cough: There is no specific cough type from exposure to mold. Patients can have coughs of varying degrees of intensity, and duration, if they are exposed to mold. Mold exposure can also worsen symptoms in people with asthma or other respiratory problems. A physical exam from a doctor would be needed to help determine reason for cough. ...Read more
First...: Since all we know of Greek gods are statues, I'd recommend starting with a little modeling clay, then practice, practice, practice until you are really good before trying to carve your body out of actual stone. Good luck, and please post a picture when you're done! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you child is allergic to mold, it can make him/her sick with respiratory symptoms of congestion, cough and sometimes wheezing. There are also some types of molds (such as black mold) that can make anyone ill. Those types of molds may require special remediation by a specialized company to safely remove the mold. You should discuss your concerns further with the pediatrician. ...Read more
HazardInLargeNumbers: Molds and mold spores are common in every household.It is when these are present in large numbers, they can present a health hazard to humans. It can cause allergic symptoms and respiratory problems there are many different molds and the worst ones are the toxic black molds. Some molds with toxic properties have been useful to us, example is penicillin, and in low doses may be used to fight infect ...Read more
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