Can You Bust 10 Mold Allergy Myths?

July 31, 2009

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

    Molds can cause or aggravate asthma and other allergic diseases.

    Correct Answer: TRUE

  2. 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. 3

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

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  4. 4

    Mold allergy is very uncommon.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  5. 5

    All molds have the potential to cause human illness.

    Correct Answer: TRUE

  6. 6

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

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  7. 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. 8

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

    Correct Answer: TRUE

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

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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

    Correct Answer: FALSE