If the cancer has spread beyond the mesothelium to other parts of the body, symptoms may include:
- Trouble swallowing
- Swelling of the neck or face.
Asbestos Exposure and Symptoms of Mesothelioma
Up to 90 percent of malignant mesothelioma cases are related to asbestos exposure. The risk for developing mesothelioma in those with heavy asbestos exposure is 7 to 10 percent. However, symptoms may not appear until 30 to 50 years after exposure to asbestos.
Mesothelioma Symptoms: Final Thoughts
The possible symptoms of mesothelioma described in this article are not sure signs of the disease. Other more common, less serious conditions can cause similar symptoms. If you are experiencing any possible mesothelioma symptoms, visit your healthcare provider so that the problem can be diagnosed and treated.