Can You Bust 10 Mold Allergy Myths?

Jul 31st 2009 Oct 10th 2017

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Molds can cause or aggravate asthma and other allergic diseases.
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  2. 0 FALSE
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  1. Molds can cause or aggravate asthma and other allergic diseases.

    Correct Answer: TRUE

  2. Determining what mold species contaminate an indoor environment is important when evaluating and treating people with health problems that may be caused or aggravated by mold exposure.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  3. Stachybotrys, also known as "black mold" is more dangerous than other molds.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  4. Mold allergy is very uncommon.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  5. All molds have the potential to cause human illness.

    Correct Answer: TRUE

  6. The presence of mold indoors in the presence of illness means mold caused that illness.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  7. There is good scientific evidence that mold can cause vague neurologic symptoms, such as chronic fatigue, dizziness, and memory loss.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  8. Exposure to large amounts of mold in homes does not increase the risk of developing cancer.

    Correct Answer: TRUE

  9. The presence of visible mold growing indoors confirms the presence of mycotoxins.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  10. If you can smell mold, there's enough to make you sick.

    Correct Answer: FALSE