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Asbestos Lung Cancer Symptoms

What are the symptoms of asbestos related lung cancer?

Different people suffer differing symptoms, with many not experiencing any during the early stages of the disease.

INITIAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Persistent cough
  • Coughing up blood or blood stained sputum
  • Chest and/or shoulder pains
  • Tiredness/lethargy
  • Weight loss
  • Shortness of breath or wheezing
  • Hoarse voice
  • Finger clubbing

SYMPTOMS MAY BECOME PROGRESSIVELY WORSE AS THE CANCER GROWS, AND MAY INCLUDE:

  • Same symptoms as above but more severe
  • Pneumonia
  • Fluid which may accumulate between the lung and chest wall, pleural effusion
  • Arm/shoulder pain, weakness and pins and needles
  • Swelling of the face

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