A mold allergy is an allergic reaction to mold spores. A mold allergy can cause severe asthma attacks.
Common Symptoms of Mold Allergy
- runny nose
- postnasal drip
- watery eyes
- 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.