Is Mold Harmful?
Reactions to mold, and its variations, show up in the form of certain symptoms, usually brought on by an allergic reaction or possible infection.
Mold allergies, being the most common symptom, can mimic other common conditions such as a cold or typical hay fever.
- Itchy throat and/or skin
- Sneezing and coughing
are most likely what to expect, among other similar reactions.
In more severe cases, with stronger symptoms, a form of toxic mold is usual a suspect.
In the case of infections, usually it is the result of an airborne mold which is breathed in. The most susceptible to these types being the elderly, or those with weakened immune systems. Therefore, mold removal is crucial.