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 Gina, Soft items that absorb water are usually not salvageable. Adding chlorine bleach to the wash cycle (if the stuffed animal is washable) will remove most mildew and…

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Sick, Trouble Breathing, Chest Pain, Sore Throat, Hives – Could I Have Mold?

Dear George, I just moved in my new place, but, since I moved in, I have been getting very sick. I’ve had trouble breathing, chest pains, a sore throat, hives, rashes, etc. Please, I need help! Could I have mold? My son is also sick and has a runny nose, a cough, and even vomiting….

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. Rare fungal infections are usually…