Frequently asked questions
What Health problems Are Caused By Mould?
If inhaled by people who are sensitive or allergic to mould spores, the side effects may include a running or blocked nose, irritation of the eyes and skin and sometimes wheezing. Occasionally, people may have more severe reactions. In rare situations people may develop a mould infection, usually in the lungs.
People who are more susceptible to these symptoms and other serious health effects include those with:
- weakened immune systems
- severe asthma
- chronic, obstructive, or allergic lung diseases
For people with asthma, inhaling mould spores may cause an asthma attack