If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos during your career it is very important to understand some of the symptoms that may occur in your lifetimes after your exposure. Some people say it only takes a low amount of asbestos fibers to be inhaled to cause a rare disease related asbestos exposure. It is highly recommended to research the multiple possibilities of how you could be involved with exposure to asbestos. Exposure to this material in a fibrous form cause disease just as asbestosis, lung cancer and in some cases mesothelioma.
The symptoms to look out for if you were exposed to asbestos at some time in your life:
- Coughing (Coughing up blood or mucus)
- Chest pain & tightness
- Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath or a crackling sound while inhaling
- Weight loss & loss of appetite
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, they may be related to exposure to asbestos. When you are experiencing any of these symptoms after a few days you need to go to your primary care doctor immediately. In the case of severe symptoms you will need to be referred to a specialist. If you have any questions regarding asbestos exposure or needs advice for compensation options the team at Mesowatch refers asbestos lawsuits to be handled by countries best mesothelioma lawyers that have helped thousands of asbestos exposed victims.