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How do I prevent symptoms of mold allergies?

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To avoid problems from mold that's outside:

  • Stay inside when mold counts are high.
  • Keep wet leaves away from your home. Clean gutters.
  • Get rid of standing water in your yard.

SOURCES:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Mold Allergy."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Mold Allergy."

Derek K. Johnson, MD, allergist in Fairfax, Va.; medical advisor, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 17, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Mold Allergy."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Mold Allergy."

Derek K. Johnson, MD, allergist in Fairfax, Va.; medical advisor, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 17, 2018

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