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No: It is not the se mold. This mold comes from contaminated crops. ...Read more
1-2 sq. Ft of black (toxic?) and fuzzy white mold on carpeting next to 5 y.o. child bed for 1-2 months. Should we worry? Already removed after found.
Doubt it: Of the dozens of dark/black molds only one is considered toxic and it is fairly uncommon. Lab testing could confirm the strain. If it is gone, there is no specific reason to worry. ...Read more
Why do some people smoke datura stramonium turned black and has white mold on it, is it still good to smoke?
NO!!: Datura stramonium (jimson weed) contains belladonna alkaloids and is very poisonous - especially the seeds (which are what people like to use for hallucinogenic effect.) ingestion of jimson weed can cause acute anticholinergic poisoning and death. Effects include dilated pupils, dry mouth, dry skin, extreme thirst, dry mucous membranes, tachycardia, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, & coma. ...Read more
I have a white mold in my vagina. I'm using gyno-pevaryl but I don't feel any change. I want to scratch it all the time. What shoul I do?
I just cleaned my espresso maker and found that there was a white mold growing inside where the water goes through. Does ingesting this cause cancer?
My car is still damp and smells like mildew. I have white mold spots on one side. I didn't know and breathed it in after letting the car sit am I ok?
Ok: If breathing problem or spots don't go away get checked by pulmonologist or dermatologist, get car aired out and bleached. Let car sit in sun with windows down after cleaning thoroughly ...Read more
I asked a question about prune juice. I drank 6 ounces yesterday and observed the bottle had white mold I think it looked like little worms?
Worms move, mold no: Much more likely to have been mold. The acid in your stomach would have destroyed the mold. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
What to do if I have a white tongue and white mold-like stuff is appearing on the roof of my mouth?
Possibly Thrush: There are various causes of coating of the tongue and other oral surfaces. It could be from medications, food eaten, allergies, etc. However, it could be an oral yeast infection. You should make an appointment with your dentist or dermatologist to examine the area and determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more
I'm a farmer was exposed what looks like white mold dust on hay while feeding my goats and I breathed it, I'm 11 weeks pregnant, is my baby ok?
Can you get sick from inhaling white mold from Orange juice and dish soap in hookah pipe for six months? Idk how long the mold was there for. But quit
Mold: If it is 6 months and to date have not developed sinus or pulmonary ills like sinusitis, cough, shortness of breath, pneumonia, the probability of having been infected is low. There are many unknowns-what was the white stuff?, if absolutely worried CXR. CT sinuses would tell you if lurking infection. Wash all equipment before and after use with hibiclens. Let dry f/u w/ doc ...Read more
For the last three days I've had a cough, my throat hurts& I've had headaches but don't have strep. I also found white mold in my water bottle. Help?
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MOLD: IF IT IS JUST A TRACE THEN YOU SHOULD BE FINE OR YOU MAY DEVELOP DIARRHEA. ...Read more
I accidentally ate 5 slices of turkey with some white patches of mold on them. Is this going to harm me?
Possibly: One should always examine food they are eating and if there is ever a question as to the integrity of the food, do not eat it! Molds may not be that dangerous but this indicates that a bacterial overgrowth (spoilage) may have occured and one could contract food poisoning. Vomiting, diarrhea, fever and other symptoms may occur if food poisoning. See pcp, go to er or seek help if sick. ...Read more
I accidentally drank out of a water bottle with a bunch of white and grey mold in it. Will I get sick? Should I be concerned?
I accidentally ate some banana nut bread with mold on it. It was white patches of mold. Can this be toxic/harm? If so what do the toxins do to you?
Maybe (not). . .: Only time will tell if it's toxic or harmful. Most common symptoms of food poisoning are nausea, vomiting & diarrhea. ...Read more
I smoked a little bit of weed out of a moldy bong. We didn't realize it was moldy until after we took a hit. The mold was white. Will I be okay?
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
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
Reality-based: Keeping one's home hygienic is outside the real of medicine; professionals should be available in any community. The "black mold" scare is over twenty years old with most scientists remaining unconvinced that there's a real danger despite the success of some lawyers (one celebrity got seven million dollars over the death of a pet). ...Read more
Several steps:  protect yourself: mask n95, goggles, gloves, clothing.  prevention: what's causing the mold? Where's the moisture coming from?  removing the mold: what kind of wall? Different wall types like wallpaper, plaster, wood need different removal than hard surfaces like hard plastic, glass, metal.  disinfect. More info found here: http://www. Ag.Ndsu. Edu/pubs/yf/home/ae1202w.Htm. ...Read more
Could be: It could cause problems depending on many factors. Mold load, sensitivity/allergy to molds, the intact of the immune system all play into its pathology. That means if you are allergic to that particular mold and you expose to them, you can get sick like getting a runny nose or asthma flare. In patients with aids and a weak immune system, exposure to high level of molds can cause invasive infection. ...Read more
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