Mesothelioma Cancer: Some Symptoms Could Be An Alarm Bell

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Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of mesothelioma vary depending on where the cancer has spread.

Pleural mesothelioma is a cancer that affects the tissue that surrounds the lungs and can cause the following symptoms:

-Chest discomfort
-An excruciating cough
-Problems with breathing
-Unusual tissue lumps on your chest under your skin
-An unexplained reduction of weight

The signs and symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma, which affects tissue in the abdomen, include:

-Abdominal discomfort
-Abdominal swollenness
-Nausea
-An unexplained reduction of weight

Due to the rarity of other types of mesothelioma, the signs and symptoms of these tumors are unknown.

Pericardial mesothelioma affects the tissue that surrounds the heart and can cause symptoms including chest pain and difficulty breathing.

The initial sign of tunica vaginalis mesothelioma, which affects the tissue around the testicles, could be swelling or a tumor on a testicle.

When should you consult a doctor?

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