Pet Symptoms Poll

 

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This poll was conducted in the Mold Avoiders Facebook group in April 2017.

A total of 109 individuals participated, with the results listed below.

The question read:

When  you were living in the homes that were associated with your having illness symptoms, did your pets have any symptoms as well? Please mark all symptoms that your pet(s) experienced that you suspect might have been associated with the exposure. Please include all symptoms for all pets. If there are symptoms that you would like to add, please write them in the comments.

 

50%  Anxiety and related behavioral issues (55 respondents)

47%  Sleeping an abnormally high percentage of the time (51 respondents)

42%  Vomiting without apparent explanation (46 respondents)

37%  Apparent fatigue or lethargy (40 respondents)

34%  Urinating where not supposed to (37 respondents)

28%  Not able to jump very high (31 respondents)

28%  Skin rashes or sores (31 respondents)

28%  Became more withdrawn (30 respondents)

27%  Apparent stiffness (29 respondents)

24%  Frequent sneezing or reverse sneezing (26 respondents)

23%  Hair loss (25 respondents)

23%  Other breathing problems besides asthma (25 respondents)

23%  Overweight (25 respondents)

20%  Died at a young age (22 respondents)

19%  Food allergies (21 respondents)

19%  Scratching or shaking (21 respondents)

18%  Lack of appetite (20 respondents)

16%  Cancer (17 respondents)

16%  Cognitive issues or seemed to become less smart (17 respondents)

16%  Eyesight problems (17 respondents)

16%  Increased barking (17 respondents)

15%  Diarrhea (16 respondents)

14%  Chronic ear infections (15 respondents)

14%  Frequent coughing (15 respondents)

13%  Unusual snoring (14 respondents)

12%  Became less affectionate (13 respondents)

12%  Urinary tract infection (13 respondents)

11%  Temper problem such as biting (12 respondents)

10%  Afraid of rain and storms (11 respondents)

10%  Yeasty skin issues (11 respondents)

9%  Kidney failure (10 respondents)

9%  Non-cancerous tumor (10 respondents)

9%  Underweight (10 respondents)

8%  Asthma (9 respondents)

8%  Hyperthyroid (9 respondents)

8%  Lack of ability to run (9 respondents)

8%  Worms (9 respondents)

7%  Large amounts of mucus in stool (8 respondents)

7%  Sinus issues (8 respondents)

6%  Seizures (7 respondents)

6%  Chronic eye infections (6 respondents)

6%  Constipation (6 respondents)

6%  Disorientation (6 respondents)

6%  Howling for no reason (6 respondents)

6%  Incontinence (6 respondents)

6%  Nightmares (6 respondents)

5%  Hyperventilating (5 respondents)

5%  Lack of thirst (5 respondents)

5%  Lymphoma (5 respondents)

5%  Pooping where not supposed to (5 respondents)

4%  Bloody urine (4 respondents)

4%  Fungal balls or other fungal/candida issues (4 respondents)

4%  Loss of smell or taste (4 respondents)

3%  Congestive heart failure (3 respondents)

3%  Diabetes (3 respondents)

3%  Ran away from home (3 respondents)

3%  I did not notice that my pets exhibited any unusual symptoms in the problematic environment (3 respondents)

2%  Addison’s disease (2 respondents)

2%  Blindness (2 respondents)

2%  Diabetes (2 respondents)

2%  Severe inflammation of intestinal tract (2 respondents)

2%  I am not sure that I lived in a problematic environment or am certain that I did not (2 respondents)

2%  I did not have any pets when  living in the problematic environment (2 respondents)

1%  Pancreatic failure (1 respondent)

1%  Ulcerative colitis (1 respondent)

1%  Fibromyalgia (1 respondent)

1%  Interstitial cystitis (1 respondent)

1%  Caudal occipital malformation (1 respondent)

1%  Hypothyroid (1 respondent)

1%  Frozen intestinal peristalsis (1 respondent)

1%  Eye(s) turned different color (1 respondent)

1%  GERD (1 respondent)

1%  Feline infectious peritonitis (1 respondent)

1%  Acne (1 respondent)

1%  Angiosarcoma (1 respondent)

 

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