9 Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms You Might Be Interested In

5. Dry cough and wheezing

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While an occasional cough is normal, when it is persistent, it can indicate an underlying problem. Similarly, wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound that people make while breathing and indicates respiratory problems. In the early stages of the disease, the symptoms are mild, including persistent coughing and/or wheezing, and may be mistaken by other lung disease.

However, in late stages of pleural mesothelioma, the symptoms become more specific and severe, including persistent coughing together with coughing up blood (hemoptysis) and wheezing.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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