What were the symptoms of mesothelioma in you or a relative?
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What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?
Most people present with complaints of shortness of breath. They also can have complaints of chest pain
and cough. Patients may also be asymptomatic, with the disease discovered by physical exam or an abnormal chest X-ray.
As the disease progresses, shortness of breath increases, and weight loss, decreased appetite, and night sweats can develop. Local invasion by the tumor can result in changing of voice, loss of function of the diaphragm, and symptoms specific to the area and involvement of adjacent structures.