Symptoms of Mesothelioma The most common symptoms of this cancer are dyspnea, chest pain, nausea and loss of energy. Peritoneal mesothelioma symptoms include abdominal pain and swelling or lump in the abdomen. Mesothelioma symptoms include pain in the chest and a cough that usually do not produce mucus.
Because these symptoms are common to many diseases, patients often do not. Most doctors have little or no experience with mesothelioma, so patients often go through a series of tests and referrals to other doctors before an accurate diagnosis made. An unfortunate feature of cancer is that doctors may be early symptoms - mild, non-specific - such as minor ailments, but have a more serious asbestos related cancer. Indeed, it is often more than six months between the first symptoms of the disease and the diagnosis of mesothelioma.
Dysphagia swallow CC is also a symptom of pleural mesothelioma, but usually at later stages. Unlike cancer of the esophagus or lungs, it is for mesothelioma patients rarely spit blood or lymph nodes.
People with peritoneal mesothelioma usually indicates one of two patterns of symptoms when medical care: (1), abdominal pain, usually located in a dominant brand, with little or no ascites or related (2), but not abdominal pain with ascites and abdominal distension.
If a patient has these symptoms, he or she does not complain to the doctor and the doctor is not a detailed examination can unearth cancer. That's one reason why mesothelioma is very difficult, often because the diagnosis C, but for years.
The most typical symptoms of cancer appear only in advanced stages of mesothelioma, has been lost to what extent the valuable time of treatment.
Malignant mesothelioma occurs almost exclusively in people who had environmental exposure to asbestos and the onset of symptoms may occur decades after exposure. Doctors who suspect a history of Worklife mesothelioma may ask the patient, with particular emphasis on asbestos, and who worked with asbestos in the past, the physician should know that history.