There is a latency period of 15 to 50 years from the time of first exposure to asbestos to the time the mesothelioma manifests or develops.
Symptoms of pleural mesothelioma include:
chest pain under the rib cage, painful coughing, shortness of breath, unusual lumps of tissue under the skin on the chest, and unexplained weight loss. [Source: Mayoclinic.org]
Symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma include:
abdominal pain, abdominal swelling, lumps of tissue in the abdomen, and unexplained weight loss. [Source: Mayoclinic.org]
If you are experiencing these symptoms, please consult with your treating physicians.
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