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Is Mold Exposure Harmful to Humans?

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Question: Is Mold Exposure Harmful to Humans?
Top Answer (55% of 47 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Black molds are extremely harmful to anyone.
Vico Home Inspection
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Mycology deemed elevated, in living spaces can be harmful to humans and pets, depending on the type and strain.
EnviroClear, LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Only doctors can answer it
Margate mold removal inc
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Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Everyone's immune system is different. Some people are not affected by mold growth. Others can become very sick and even require hospitalization.
Quality Environmental
Answer: Always
Explanation: stachybotris or black mold can be toxic
Homeinspections123
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In some cases the slightest mold can. It is best to have safety first, keep it clean and in good repair.
North State Inspections
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Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some people are very sensitive to mold and it can cause nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing or wheezing, eye irritation, or, in some cases, skin irritation
Christian scheeler
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on the individual. Elderly and young children are higher risk. It can affect everybody differently.
Worsley Inspections LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: It depends on the person and their immune system. Also the amount of exposure to the mold.
Blue Sky Inspection
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Answer: In some cases
Explanation: All molds are allergens and some species of mold produce mycotoxins which can be harmful if ingested or inhaled. The exposure level and susceptibility of individuals differs which can cause different reactions to different people.
NTX Enviro
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: The term "mold exposure" should be better defined to answer this question. When one goes outdoors, there are many molds naturally present that vary from day to day. Depending on your individual susceptibility to different genus/species of mold, different people react differently to an exposure to mold. There are "typical" exposures outdoors and can be "non-typical" exposures when there is an environment indoors where a mold reservoir has grown. Some molds are more likely to negatively impact individuals than others. Some molds have "mycotoxins" on the surface of the mold -- this can cause acute reactions in some individuals. There are no "safe" limits for mold because so many individuals react differently at different concentrations.
Texas Mold Consultants
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: At present there are no regulatory standards for fungal spore trap counts, or bioaerosols for microorganisms. In general, indoor and outdoor samples should be similar in concentration and fungal distribution. However, the presence of even low levels of Stachybotrys, Chaetomium and other mycotoxins would be of concern. Surface Concentrations for Microorganisms At present there are no regulatory guidelines for surface concentrations of microorganisms. I believe the reasoning behind this is because exposure effects everyone differently although there is a link to proximity to it, length of exposure, current health, age. Since water damage recently has also been linked to health problems, which then when not addressed lead to mold growing and spreading, do what needs to be done as quickly as possible. SafeHouse offers FREE WATER AND MOLD DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS. CALL US ANYTIME.
SafeHouse Solutions, LLC
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Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Toxic molds can do nasty things to your Brain and organs. Most cause allergies in some people.
Total Check-Up Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Two things are important about this. 1. are you predisposed to mold issues. 2. the type of mold and concentration have more to do with being harmed than anything else. Some molds are dangerous even at low concentrations where all molds are harmful at high concentrations
Jose Tech Inspection
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Not all mold has mycotoxins which are the toxic spores that can harm humans through respiratory, pathologic and neurological disorders.
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Answer: Always
Explanation: but heathy people can fight it and clear up my not see simptums
Artios Painting 309 788 9432
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If it is inhaled, it can start to grow inside the sinuses or lungs.
Accent American Inc
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: All depends on your personal health
JCs Environmental Technologies
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