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Black mold I have lived in the same house for 7 years and I am a health nut so i am very heaslthy buy in the past year I have come down with so many symtoms of black mold. I am wanting to know if I get rid of the black mold will I start to get rid of the problems ie, asthma,headaches, memory loss, depression, stiffness..

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You could try cleaning the gasket very thoroughly with bleach water especially any creases and folds. You will likely have to do this on a regular basis to keep the mold from coming back. Beyond that you could replace the gasket but there is still no guarantee the problem wont happen again with the new gasket. I hope you can at least alleviate some of your health issues. Good luck.

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YES GETTING RID IF THE MOLD WILL HELP YOUR PROBLEMS BUT YOU WILL HAVE TO GET RID OF ALL THE MOLD AND ALSO CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR FOR A CHECK UP SOME MOLD SPORES CAN CAUSE SERIOUS DAMAGE

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