This is another example of a common complaint that is sometimes associated with mesothelioma, but it could have a number of other causes. When people pass a certain age shortness of breath becomes much more common. This condition is also frequently linked to asthma. Even though all of these other possibilities do exist someone who knows they were exposed to asbestos fibers cannot afford to take shortness of breath so lightly. They need to consult with a doctor and take whatever tests are required to hopefully eliminate the possibilities that they have developed this disease.
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