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Hi there - I got a used dehumidifier and the water container

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Hi there - I got a used dehumidifier and the water container needed to be washed because it had black mold spots. I washed it all out and then tried using it in our apartment. I noticed the fan seemed to have a little bit of an off odour. Anyways, within a few minutes I experienced and continue to experience a crawling feeling on my skin. Could this be related to the dehumidifier?

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Hi there,


I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to help you with your concerns.

Mysticdoc :

No the crawling felling is unlikely related to the dehumidifier.

Mysticdoc :

You cleaned out the mold pretty well.

Mysticdoc :

Probably, this is anxiety related since your mind was apprehensive about the mold.

Mysticdoc :

Also too much dry air can affect the skin temporarily.

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So, this is not concerning.

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Mysticdoc : The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.
Mysticdoc : Hi there,
I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to help you with your concerns.
Mysticdoc : No the crawling felling is unlikely related to the dehumidifier.
Mysticdoc : You cleaned out the mold pretty well.
Mysticdoc : Probably, this is anxiety related since your mind was apprehensive about the mold.
Mysticdoc : Also too much dry air can affect the skin temporarily.
Mysticdoc : So, this is not concerning.
Mysticdoc : Best wishes,
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