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What are the symtoms of black mold exposure in dogs

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what are the symtoms of black mold exposure in dogs
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Camille-Mod replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
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I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. The effects of black mold poisoning can range from mild respiratory disease to lung trauma. The black mold toxin causes weakening of the capillaries in the lungs which can rupture causing uncontrollable hemorrhage is some cases.
We don't recognize skin changes due to black mold exposure in dogs. Can you upload a photo of these 'sores" to our conversation? You can use the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (not if you're using the chrome browser) or you can use an external app such as imgur.com or dropbox.com. I can be more accurate for you if I can see what you're seeing.

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