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Mesothelioma Symptoms

Mesothelioma Symptoms

Mesothelioma Symptoms

Mesothelioma symptoms can take decades to present themselves after asbestos fibers have been inhaled.  In fact, it can take as much as 20 to 71 years for mesothelioma symptoms to arise following asbestos exposure.1

When they do arise, mesothelioma symptoms will vary according to where the malignancy has developed (the type of mesothelioma) and how far it has progressed (the stage of the condition).

Those with a history of asbestos exposure should become familiar with the symptoms of mesothelioma so they can seek immediate medical attention if they develop signs of the condition.

Once mesothelioma has been diagnosed and treated, it will then be essential to contact the Amaro Law Firm to find out if you have a mesothelioma claim and if you are entitled to compensation for your medical bills and other losses.

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During your FREE consultation, we will explain your rights, answer your questions and advise you of your recovery options. Free virtual and mobile consultations are available to those who cannot visit our offices.

At the Amaro Law Firm, we represent clients from across the U.S. in mesothelioma claims.

Symptoms for the Three Different Types of Mesothelioma

The different types of mesothelioma are classified by the region of the body where the malignancy develops. These different forms and their associated symptoms are presented below:

Pleural Mesothelioma
(malignancies on the lining of the lungs)

  • Breathing problems
  • Chest pain
  • Chronic coughing
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Night sweats
  • Fatigue
  • Hoarseness
  • Sudden or unexplained weight loss
  • Fluid buildup in the lining of the lungs (pleural effusion)

Peritoneal Mesothelioma
(malignancies on the abdominal lining)

  • Abdominal pain and inflammation
  • Anemia
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite and/or dramatic weight loss
  • Blood clots (thrombosis)
  • Fluid buildup in the abdominal lining (peritoneal effusion)

Pericardial Mesothelioma
(malignancies on the lining of the heart)

  • Heart palpitations and/or arrhythmia
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing
  • Night sweats
  • Shortness of breath.

Mesothelioma Symptoms by Stage

The symptoms of mesothelioma can also vary according to the stage of the condition:

What Impacts the On-Set of Mesothelioma Symptoms?

Mesothelioma symptoms may remain latent in some people for much longer periods of time than in others. Some of the factors that can affect how soon the symptoms of mesothelioma arise include (and are not limited to):

Find Out More about Your Potential Claim & How We Can Help You: Contact a Mesothelioma Lawyer at the Amaro Law Firm

A mesothelioma lawyer at the Amaro Law Firm is ready to provide you with the answers, advocacy and representation necessary for your claim.

Call (877) 892-2797, text (281) 612-8024 or email our firm for your FREE consultation.

For more than 22 years, our attorneys have been dedicated to helping mesothelioma patients and families pursue all available legal remedies. While we know that money can never erase an incurable condition or permanent loss, it can provide the means for seeking treatment and restoring lives.

Testimonials from our former clients speak to our exceptional service and outstanding record of success in mesothelioma (and other) claims, which have earned us 5-star ratings on Google and Facebook.


1: According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Know the symptoms of mesothelioma so you know when to seek medical attention. While doctors can aid your physical recovery, the Amaro Law Firm can help with your financial recovery.

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