Identifying a mesothelioma-injury or other asbestos cancer
It often takes many years for a mesothelioma-injury to develop before a diagnosis can be made. It starts when a person is exposed to a high concentration of asbestos particles.
It’s a good idea to get regular checkups, but it’s important to get chest x-rays and other mesothelioma testing if you have been remodeling older homes for a few years.
Asbestos particles are microscopic, so you can’t see or feel them. They attach to the lining of the lungs and our bodies try to contain the problem by putting scars around them.
Many asbestos particles will be expelled through our breath, but some will stay and cause real problems. It’s also extremely important that you don’t smoke if you have a mesothelioma-injury because this will lower your healing mechanism causing the cancer to proliferate.
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