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How can black mold effect someone who has asthma?

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David Escobar
Family Medicine
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In brief: Badly

Black mold can cause significant pulmonary effects in someone who doesn't have asthma.
So, someone with already-impaired airways can certainly have an exacerbation of their asthma if exposed to black mold.

In brief: Badly

Black mold can cause significant pulmonary effects in someone who doesn't have asthma.
So, someone with already-impaired airways can certainly have an exacerbation of their asthma if exposed to black mold.
David Escobar
David Escobar
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Black Mold&Asthma

Black mold can exacerbate asthma symptoms and cause acute asthma as well, in people who are allergic to mold.

In brief: Black Mold&Asthma

Black mold can exacerbate asthma symptoms and cause acute asthma as well, in people who are allergic to mold.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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