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What Are Mesothelioma Symptoms and Signs?
Symptoms of mesothelioma may not appear until 30 to 50 years after exposure to asbestos. The onset of symptoms is gradual, and a person often experiences symptoms for four to six months before the diagnosis is made.
You should see a health-care provider if you have any of the following symptoms:
The above listed symptoms may be caused by mesothelioma or by other, less serious diseases. Only a health-care provider can make a diagnosis with the help of various exams and tests.
What Specialists Treat Mesothelioma?
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/21/2016
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