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The Ultimate Guide: Mesothelioma Causes And Symptoms

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that occurs within thin tissues of internal organs. It is a very deadly type of cancer. However, due to the advancement in medical science the cure of mesothelioma is possible. But still, it can become incurable after several stages. There are various causes and symptoms of mesothelioma which exists. This article will give the complete knowledge and insight about the mesothelioma cancer.


# Different Type Of Symptoms Of Mesothelioma


The first most important symptom of mesothelioma includes chest pain, shortness in breathing, abdominal pain, bloating and many more. All these symptoms vary according to the location of cancer. According to doctors, it has been found that symptoms of mesothelioma can be very slight during the initial stage. Many doctors often mistakenly consider them as normal chest aches and all.


  1. Common Initial Signs Of Mesothelioma:-


  1. Shortness in breathing which is also called dyspnea.
  2. A wheezing or a dry cough.
  3. Chest or abdomen ache
  4. Difficulty while breathing.
  5. Fluid buildup around the lungs which is also called pleural effusion.
  6. Fatigue
  7. Weakness in muscles.
  8. Night sweats and fever.
  9. Other respiratory complications.


(B)     Symptoms Of Mesothelioma By Stages  


In the early stage of mesothelioma, you may notice all the below mention signs.


  1. Respiratory issues.
  2. Chest pain.
  3. Abdomen aches.
  4. Severe coughing.
  5. Inability to breathe.
  6. Pleural effusion.


  1. Last stage mesothelioma symptoms include below mention health issues.


  1. Appetite loss.
  2. Enhanced respiratory complications.
  3. Severe weight loss.
  4. Bowel obstruction.
  5. Difficulty while swallowing.
  6. Increased chest or abdomen pain.


# Main Causes Of Mesothelioma Cancer


Mesothelioma Symptoms
Mesothelioma Symptoms


The main cause of mesothelioma is inhalation of asbestos. Asbestos is considered as a group of some naturally occurring minerals which are made up of silicate which all have an onymous asbestos habit that is long and thin fibrous crystals in common. Each of visible fiber is composed of millions of microscopic fibrils which can be released by abrasion and several other processes.


When these asbestos fibers enter in the pleura i.e. the inner lining of the lungs then they cause genetic changes that create cancer cells. High exposure to asbestos leads to the greater risk of developing the mesothelioma cancer. Below mention are the main risk factors for this deadly cancer.


  1. Living in a residential area near to asbestos mines.
  2. Job in a heavy industry which consists highly risk involvement construction work.
  3. Working in military ships built with products containing the high amount of asbestos.
  4. Working in asbestos mines or plants.


Asbestos is considered as the main cause of mesothelioma cancer. So it is very important that you take good precautions while going to the places which inhibit asbestos. You can also avoid living in a place near to asbestos plants.