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Mold in the house causing tonsillitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Just found out that I have tonsillitis...prior to this, my house is being fixed for black mold found in my room closet, moisture under the house, etc. I am fit and rarely sick. Could the mold be causing this?
User :   hi
User :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   let me read what you have typed
User :   I didn't think to mention this to the doctor I just saw
User :   yes f mold was found in house, then it could be the cause
User :   I also have a 1 year old and I'm concerned for her. I work for a church and live in a church house...long story short, I feel that the moisture / mold problem is not being taken care of quickly enough. Should I get out of the house until all remediation is taken care off?
User :   yes that would be better
User :   get the mold fixed soon
User :   it could affect the little one more severely
User :   good to know. Do you know by any chance if mold can cause diarrhea? My wife has had it along with my dog.
User :   get yourself re-examined too if not better. and continue with medications.
User :   no, it usually does not cause diarhhea
User :   thoughts so...just checking. I think that's about it.
User :   ok. is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   don't think so. thanks!
User :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Do you have any further query?
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