Allergy to Mold:
An abnormal allergic reaction to mould spores.
More than 1 million cases per year of allergy case in India
- Treatment can help, but this condition can’t be cured
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging rarely required
- Short-term: resolves within days to weeks
In people who have mould allergy, being exposed to mould (at work,
home or outdoors) causes the immune system to overreact.
Symptoms such as cough, itchy, watery eyes and hives. People who have asthma may experience wheezing and difficulty breathing.
Treatment involves avoiding mould exposure. Medication such as
antihistamines, nasal sprays and also allergy shots can help relieve symptoms and manage asthma.
Requires a medical diagnosis
Symptoms include cough, itchy, watery eyes and hives. People who have asthma experience wheezing and also difficulty breathing.
People may experience:
Nasal: runny nose, post-nasal drip, or sneezing
Eyes: itchiness, puffy eyes, or watery eyes
Respiratory: shortness of breath or wheezing
Also common: coughing, itching, throat irritation
Consult a doctor for medical advice
Note: The information you see describes what usually happens with a medical condition, but doesn’t apply to everyone. This information isn’t medical advice, so make sure that you Allergy to mold contact a health care provider if you have a medical problem. If you think you may have a medical emergency then call your doctor or a emergency number immediately.