Friday, April 15, 2011

Symptoms of Mesothelioma

Symptoms include:

  • Chest wall pain

  • Pleural effusion, or fluid surrounding the lung

  • Shortness of breath

  • Fatigue or anemia

  • Wheezing, hoarseness, or cough

  • Blood in the sputum (fluid) coughed up (hemoptysis)

  • Blood clots in the veins, which may cause thrombophlebitis

  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation, a disorder causing severe bleeding in many body organs

  • Jaundice, or yellowing of the eyes and skin

  • Low blood sugar level

  • Pleural effusion

  • Pulmonary emboli, or blood clots in the arteries of the lungs

  • Severe ascites
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