These may seem like common symptoms, but it is always good to contact a doctor to have them test you for mesothelioma.
Pain areas: in the chest or rib
Whole body: fatigue, loss of appetite, or night sweats
Gastrointestinal: bloating or nausea
Also common: coughing, shortness of breath, or weight loss
How Do You Get Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma patients are victims of asbestos exposure. In its natural form, some talc contains asbestos, a substance known to cause cancers in and around the lungs when inhaled. Many manufacturing companies knew decades ago that they had asbestos in their products, yet continued trying to cover up the health issues. Eventually, this all caught up with them, and these companies had to settle by contributing billions of dollars into a trust fund for anyone who came into contact with asbestos over the years. If you know of someone, albeit a family member, friend, neighbor; make sure they are tested appropriately for mesothelioma. There are lawyers who will travel to you to assist you in these claims, free of charge. These mesothelioma claims usually get 6 to 7 figure checks from the government. If you suspect exposure to asbestos, don’t hesitate to get a lawyer on the claim.