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What Are The Common Symptoms Of Pleural Mesothelioma Cancer?

PostPosted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:50 pm
by Hamoelet
Pleural mesothelioma symptoms include the following:

* Shortness of breath

* Painful breathing (pleurisy)

* Coughing up blood

* Dry (nonproductive) cough

* Unusual lumps of tissue under the skin on the chest or abdomen

* Unexplained weight loss

* Pain under the rib cage, in the lower back, or at the side of the chest

* Pain or swelling in the abdomen

* Difficulty swallowing

* Hoarseness

* Fever

* Sweating

* Swelling of the face and arms

* Generalized fatigue

* Muscle weakness

Of course, symptoms of malignant pleural mesothelioma will vary depending on the patient and the progression of the disease. Some patients experience no symptoms at all. In the early stages of mesothelioma, symptoms are subtle. An asymptomatic patient may experience a pleural effusion, a small buildup of fluid between the outside lining of the lung and the chest cavity. Early on in the disease process, the most frequent symptoms are cough and shortness of breath.

The growing mass causes the pleura to expand, allowing fluid to enter. The build-up of fluid results in greater pain, sometimes severe, in the chest and nearby regions. More than 50 percent of patients with pleural mesothelioma experience pain in the lower back or at the side of the chest. Over time, most people suffer from fatigue, weakness and weight loss. As the disease progresses, some patients also develop severe breathing difficulties, fever, a rasping voice and begin to cough up blood.

What Are The Common Symptoms Of Pleural Mesothelioma Cancer?

PostPosted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:59 pm
by Keri
There are no 'common' symptoms . . there are no symptoms for most types of cancer until the disease is advanced. Cancer is deceptive.

What Are The Common Symptoms Of Pleural Mesothelioma Cancer?

PostPosted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:00 pm
by Yasir
that's an interesting question and I hope you'll find some reasonable answers

What Are The Common Symptoms Of Pleural Mesothelioma Cancer?

PostPosted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:04 pm
by Bhreac
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