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Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor

Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor: Introduction

Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor: A Mucor fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Mucor. Mucor is a relatively uncommon fungus but can be found on decaying vegetation and damp indoor areas. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore production by molds tends to increase and decrease with changes in seasons. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor is available below.

Symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor

Treatments for Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor

  • Avoid coming into contact with the allergen, various medications depending on the symptoms and severity: antihistamines, bronchodilators, inhaled corticosteroids, decongestants, nasal sprays, cromolyn sodium, immunotherapy
  • Treatment of mould and fungal allergies is dependant upon the type and severity of the allergic symptoms. Treatments for mould and fungal allergies include:
    • Allergen avoidance and minimisation of exposure - Maintain a dry environment in the house and workplace as much as possible. Minimise outdoor activities in times of high spore production.
    • Antihistamines - Useful for allergic rhinitis and some allergy mediated skin conditions. Not helpful in asthma except for mild seasonal asthma where allergy may be a precipitant.
    • Nasal sprays - including topical steroids and antiinflammatories used for allergic rhinitis
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Causes of Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor

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  1. Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Mucor: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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