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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How could allergy symptoms such as head congestion and cough be dealt with?

we found black mold in the coils of our AC unit. My wife has sever allergy symptoms that nothing the doctors have done is helping. Head congestion, coughing and general feeling bad are her symptoms. If she has toxic mold poisoning, what can be done for her.
Tue, 1 Apr 2014
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

First, your wife should be physically checked by a toxicologist to determine if she had toxic mold poisoning.

Usually, mold is giving allergic reactions for which, your wife is being currently treated.

You should:
- send her in open air places to breathe fresh air
- clean the house very well
- make sure no sign of mold is inside your home
- keep the house well ventilated (open doors and windows)
- you can think to change house if no improvement.

All the best!
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