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How to Recognize the Symptoms of Mesothelioma

Worthington & CaronMesothelioma is a serious condition, but not everyone recognizes when they have it so they don’t always take the proper steps to seek treatment. There are times when a person with mesothelioma mistakes the symptoms with other possible conditions. This is why it is so important to make sure you and your loved ones are aware of the symptoms associated with mesothelioma. By knowing the symptoms, you can take action whenever something happens.

Some of the most common symptoms of mesothelioma include:

  • Chest or lower back pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Fever
  • Swelling in arms or face
  • Weight loss
  • Excessive sweating

Because mesothelioma is such a serious condition, knowing the symptoms could be the difference between early diagnosis and being too late to find a treatment. With new clinical studies finding more and more possible treatment options, early detection is becoming increasingly important. Understanding these symptoms is the first step in making sure you or your loved one get the medical attention you need during this time.

Mesothelioma is developed as a result of asbestos exposure, usually in older buildings that used products containing asbestos. It was a popular product for its fire resistant characteristics and ability to withstand extreme temperatures. Unfortunately, individuals who work in older buildings and are not provided proper equipment become susceptible to asbestos exposure as soon as the fibers start traveling through the air.

At Worthington & Caron, we are deeply committed to protecting the rights of mesothelioma patients. We know that any time someone is exposed to asbestos, they are at risk of potential damages. For this reason, we advocate on behalf of our clients so they know someone is by their side and working to obtain justice for them. Contact our team today and discuss your potential claim. You may be able to seek compensation for the pain and suffering you have endured.

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