Mesothelioma Symptoms

Ohio Mesothelioma Attorneys

Mesothelioma symptoms do not typically appear until 20 to 50 years after asbestos exposure. There are different types of mesothelioma, each with its own symptoms.  If you are exhibiting any symptoms, it is important to contact your doctor immediately.  If you or a loved one is suffering from Mesothliomia, contact our Ohio mesothelioma attorneys today to discuss your rights.

Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms

Asbestos exposure can lead to pleural mesothelioma which affects the lining of the lungs.  Pleural mesothelioma restricts the movement of the lungs by creating pressure through thickening the lining of the lungs.  In addition, there is fluid building and tumors created by pleural mesothelioma.  Symptoms include:

  • Dry, persistent cough
  • Chest or rib pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Coughing up blood
  • Hoarseness
  • Anemia
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Fatigue

Peritoneal Mesothelioma Symptoms

Petritoneal mesothelioma develops in the peritoneum.  The peritoneum lines, surrounds, supports, lubricates and protects the abdominal cavity.  Absestos exposure can result in fluid buildup and tumors that put pressure on the abdominal organs.  Common symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Anemia
  • Fatigue
  • Lumps on the abdomen

Pericardial Mesothelioma Symptoms

Pericardial mesothelioma is very rare and affects the protective sac around the heart.  Symptoms include:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Heart palpitations
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Fever

If you or a loved one is suffering any of the above symptoms, contact a doctor immediately.  It is important to speak with Ohio mesothelioma attorneys to discuss your rights and ability to receive compensation.  Call us at 1-800-LOSS-RECOVER or fill out an online consultation form for a free evaluation.