What are the dangers of mold?

Mold produces spores that can be dangerous to your health if exposed to them for too long. Signs of mold exposure include:

  • Respiratory problems such as a cough, difficulty breathing
  • Allergy symptoms like rashes on the skin, hives, itching eyes, runny nose, or sneezing
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Memory loss, forgetfulness, or confusion
  • Skin rash with severe itching
  • Eye irritation
  • Fatigue
  • Aches and joint pain
  • Nausea
  • Ear infections