Malignant Mesothelioma: Symptoms
What are the symptoms of malignant mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma often does not cause symptoms in its early stages. Many times, this
type of cancer does not cause symptoms until it’s advanced. Symptoms depend on where
the cancer is located.
Pleural mesothelioma (in the chest) can cause symptoms such as:
Peritoneal mesothelioma (in the abdomen) can cause symptoms such as:
When to see your healthcare provider
Many of these symptoms can be caused by other health problems. But it’s important
to see your healthcare provider if you have these symptoms. Only a healthcare provider
can tell if you have mesothelioma.