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Should we contain black mold that is growing in our house?
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Dr. Giana Nicoara
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You should try and contain any mold in the house as mold can be a trigger for asthma and allergies.

In brief: Yes
You should try and contain any mold in the house as mold can be a trigger for asthma and allergies.
Dr. Giana Nicoara
Dr. Giana Nicoara
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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Absolutely!
Some types of black mold release toxins that can damage human lungs - not just in those people who might be allergic to it.
This can be much worse in small children. Remove the mold with a dilute bleach solution, but the most important part is to fix whatever went wrong to allow the water intrusion into your home - mold can only grow where it's damp or wet.

In brief: Absolutely!
Some types of black mold release toxins that can damage human lungs - not just in those people who might be allergic to it.
This can be much worse in small children. Remove the mold with a dilute bleach solution, but the most important part is to fix whatever went wrong to allow the water intrusion into your home - mold can only grow where it's damp or wet.
Dr. Gary Steven
Dr. Gary Steven
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