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Have been exposed to black mold htgf.beta1 TGF-b1 came back

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have been exposed to black mold htgf.beta1 TGF-b1 came back 6000
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Customer: Just been feeling extemely tired all the time. My internest thought by my EKG that I have had two minor heart attacks Got a colonoscopy becacause I have been having problems which before exposure to black mold I was fine Dr removed 9 polyps Still feel nauseated most of the time Hard to breathe cough up brown and yellow stuff every morning Seem to bruise so
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 months ago.

Hello,
I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

What is you age and gender?

What are your present medications?

Have you been advised coronary (heart) angiography?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Hello,
Thank you for your time. I am 63 yo female. Never had these symptoms til exposure to black mold We had to live in that rental for almost a year Landlord refused to fix unit We recently moved need to find mold specialist am sick all the time and so is my 19 yo son thank you
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome,

Thanks for the further information.

Household molds can cause varied symptom complex;

1) Allergic nose inflammation (allergic rhinitis); runny and itch nose,

2) Allergic conjunctivitis; itch and runny eyes, redness / pink eye

3) Bronchitis; cough

4) Asthma; wheezing

5) Enlargement of glands in neck and throat

6) Ear infections or ear discharge

7) Purulent (bad smelling) sputum / phlegm or cough,

8) Breathlessness (dyspnea),

9) Low-grade fever,

10 Chest pain,

11) Blood in sputum (hemoptysis),

12) Sense of non well being (malaise)

13) Widespread aches and pains,

14) Loss of appetite (anorexia),

15) Tiredness.

You can consider following;

1) Culture of sputum, urine and blood.

2) Montelukast 10 mg for 2-3 weeks.

3) Anti-allergic like Fexofenadine.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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