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When do mold allergies usually occur?

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Although they happen any time of year, allergies to outdoor mold can be worse in summer and fall. They can be especially bad when wet leaves sit around in piles.

From: Mold Allergy WebMD Medical Reference

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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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