Do I Have Mesothelioma?

By November 5, 2015Uncategorized

What Are Mesothelioma Symptoms?

The biggest problem with diagnosing mesothelioma is that symptoms of mesothelioma can take as long as 20-50 years to appear. However, early diagnosis offers you the best opportunity for a good result. If you experience any of the following symptoms, meet with your doctor as soon as possible.

  • A mass in the abdomen
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Anemia
  • Ascites (abnormal build up of fluid in the abdomen)
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Chest pain
  • Chills and fever
  • Decreased appetite, weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Hoarseness
  • Lower back pain
  • Persistent cough
  • Pleural effusion (fluid surrounding the lung)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing