What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is usually associated with a long latency period means that the symptoms of this disease may take several years to manifest, diagnostic and very difficult effective treatment. And even when symptoms become obvious, may take several decades, the symptoms are so generalised and non-specific that they could be put down to any number of more common diseases.


This makes it difficult for experienced physicians even a quick and decisive diagnosis with mesothelioma patients. The symptoms of this disease can often be confused with pneumonia in his debut.

Some some common symptoms of the most common symptoms of mesothelioma all three types are shortness of breath breath pain and chest. This may be accompanied by a cough, and these all symptoms arise from the accumulation of fluid between the lining of the lungs and chest cavity, known as pleural effusion.

Pleurales mesothelioma symptoms in pleural effusion, an accumulation of fluid is located between the parietal pleura (pleura covering the chest wall and the IRIS) and visceral pleura (pleura covering the lungs). Both of these membranes are covered mesothelial cells in normal conditions, produce a small amount of liquid that acts as a lubricant between the chest wall and lung. Any excess fluid is absorbed by blood vessels and lymph maintain a balance. When too liquid forms, the result is an effusion.

This type of disease begins in the thoracic cavity and can then spread to other parts of the body. Pleurales sick mesothelioma may also begin to show respiratory serious difficulty, weight loss and the fever, as well as hard to swallow and same swelling of the face and neck. Some patients may also develop a voice and start coughing blood rasping. However, there are other patients may not appear significant symptoms at all.

Symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma symptoms for patients suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma (a rarer form of the disease) are slightly different. This type of disease begins in the abdomen and can spread form it. Peritoneal mesothelioma patients can view abdominal pain and swelling, nausea, loss of appetite and vomiting. They may also suffer from respiratory problems and chest in line with these symptoms pain. These symptoms resulting from tumors that lean against the abdominal wall. Bowel obstruction, anemia, fever and blood clotting problems can also assign peritoneal mesothelioma patients.

Symptoms of Mesothelioma Pericardial the rarest form of this disease is mesothelioma pericardial begins in the cavity that surrounds the heart. With pericardial mesothelioma tumors grow in tissues surrounding the heart and that can spread from there. Pericardial sick mesothelioma may experience chest pain, shortness of breath, cough and palpitations.

Loose Hope more are not those who have worked with asbestos in the past does not begin to present symptoms of mesothelioma up to 30 to 40 years later. Currently, the disease spreads already and with the delay in diagnosis, makes it impossible to address in many cases, before it's too late. However, the cause, the effects and symptoms of mesothelioma are now increasingly widely known by professionals and lay people. This capture of consciousness, coupled with current clinical tests carried out by a variety of organizations patient gives the hope that effective treatment one day will be available for all stages of the disease.Next Page>>