FAQs on Mold Allergy:

What causes Mold Allergy?

A mold allergy is an allergic reaction to mold spores. A mold allergy can cause severe asthma attacks.

 

Common Symptoms of Mold Allergy

  • sneezing
  • runny nose
  • cough
  • postnasal drip
  • watery eyes
  • wheezing
  • shortness of breath

 

Diagnosis and Treatment

An allergist or healthcare provider can diagnose a mold allergy through a physical examination, allergy testing or blood test. They can provide the best form of treatment for the symptoms. Doctors may suggest treating mold allergies with nasal corticosteroids, immunotherapy, antihistamines and/or decongestants.