How can patients with asthma avoid indoor molds?

Updated: Oct 07, 2019
  • Author: John J Oppenheimer, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Mold can be found in wet and damp areas, such as bathrooms and basements. Avoidance includes keeping areas dry (eg, removing carpets from wet floors), removing old wallpaper, cleaning with bleach products, storing firewood outdoors, and preventing further water intrusion.


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