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Can any doc tell me what's the best way to deal with mold allergies in an old house?

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Mold Allergy

If there is visible mold on walls have it removed and replaced with clean drywall.
Attempt to have any damp/wet places in the house fixed so that mold doesn't have a place to set up shop, especially in basement areas. If you have daily symptoms of congestion try OTC steroid nasal sprays and/or saline rinses. See allergist if no improvement, consider allergy shots if persistent.

In brief: Mold Allergy

If there is visible mold on walls have it removed and replaced with clean drywall.
Attempt to have any damp/wet places in the house fixed so that mold doesn't have a place to set up shop, especially in basement areas. If you have daily symptoms of congestion try OTC steroid nasal sprays and/or saline rinses. See allergist if no improvement, consider allergy shots if persistent.
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