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I was working on a house I just bought. I am remodeling the

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I was working on a house I just bought. I am remodeling the bathroom. I was removing the old sink and cabinet. As I attempted pull it away from the wall I saw mold. I literally took one normal breath and had to leave the area. I closed the doors and installed an ozone based air purifier. But I have been caught ng sonce. It's been about 30 minutes. Caughing has decreased a lot. Is there something I should do personally about what I apparently breathed in?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Usually self limiting --improves within a week or so.

You got allergic bronchitis from mold exposure.

Oral steroid course is often very helpful to eliminate any inflammation.
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