Asperguillas/Penicillium and Cladosporin are what type of mold?

Dear George, Asperguillas/Penicillium and Cladosporin are what type of mold? What if anything can they do to your health? Signed, Curious Molds can cause a number of responses, more than we can answer here, including any degree of allergy. If you’re talking about classification, molds are either Zygomycota, Deuteromycota and…

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What are all the different molds?

Dear George, what are all the different molds and what health problems do they cause? Signed, Curious Dear Curious, Byebye Mold is good, really good at mold inspections– But you should know that doctors, scientists and lawyers have been fighting over the answer to your question for years. Even when…

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My stuffed animals from childhood were taken over by black mold

Dear George, My stuffed animals from childhood were taken over by black mold. Can they be saved/cleaned? Thanks in advance for your help! Gina Gramzow Dear Gena, Soft items that absorb water are usually not salvageable. Adding chlorine bleach to the wash cycle (if the stuffed animal is washable) will…

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I have molds

Dear George, I have molds, black, white, copper and shades in between. how do I determine health risks? Signed, black, white, copper, etc… Dear Etc, I hate to say this because it is so inconclusive, but…it depends. Mold has more characteristics than color. Certain types of mold tend to grow…

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Dear George We’re sick and we have mold

Dear George, We recently discovered alot of mold in our a/c unit by the a/c repair man. I had a heart transplant 3/24/03 and am and have been on immuno-supprsents since than. My husband has severe fibromyalgia and allergies. what to do? You should consider having an assessment done of…

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What health symptoms are common with mold exposure?

Allergic reactions are the most common mold health problem from exposure such as allergic rhinitis, dermatitis, asthma associated aggravation and hypersensitivity pneumonitis. A toxic affect may cause flu-like symptoms such as fever, runny nose, headache, fatigue and muscle pain. A lack of concentration and mood swings have also been reported….

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