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  • What are the Symptoms of Asbestos Exposure?

    <p><img src="http://www.thebigmelt.org/images/mesothelioma-...; alt="" />&nbsp;</p> <p></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>There are three main steps by which medical doctors diagnose mesothelioma cancer:</p> <p>1-Medical History and physical examination.</p> <p>2-Imaging Tests</p> <p>3-Tissue and Fluid Testing known as Biopsy</p> <p>1-Medical history review and physical examination</p> <p>The first step that your health professional will take in evaluating you for an asbestos related disease is to obtain a full medical history .The taking of a medical history involves the patient being subjected to a well structured interview to determine the level and severity of risk factors and presenting symptoms. This interview will look consider among other things, where you were exposed to asbestos, the length of exposure and the amount of asbestos that you were exposed to.</p> <p>How can I identify&nbsp;asbestos exposure symptoms?</p> <p>After the interview the doctor will perform a physical examination to look for the signs and symptoms of various forms of mesothelioma. For example, if pleural mesothelioma is suspected the doctor will look for fluid in the chest, if peritoneal mesothelioma is suspected the doctor will look for fluid in the abdomen and if pericardial mesothelioma is suspected the doctor will look for fluid in the sac surrounding the heart.</p> <p>2-Diagnostic imaging tests There are different diagnostic imaging tests that are used in diagnosing mesothelioma</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p></p>