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is chest pain or discomfort, mild a symptom of mesothelioma

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sridhar Shankar
Specializes in Radiology
Yes: Very likely. Why do you think you have mesothelioma?
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Probably: Your lung is inside the pleural cavity a space in your chest. Mesothelioma may affect the pleura of the lung, the lung itself or the pleura of the che ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It is highly likely: that either X-ray or CT-scan would be sufficiently discriminatory to pick up a tumor of reasonable size regardless of symptoms of chest pain.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Nonstarter question: Though MRI is better at picking up what turn out to be mesotheliomas on the pleura, the only accurate diagnosis occurs by biopsy or cytology - you nee ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Question cut off: Please resubmit with a clear & specific question.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Chest pain: You will need to see a doctor licensed in the US for specific diagnosis and advice. You will likely need examination. Here is some general patient i ... Read More
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Chest Pain -See Doc?: When to see a doctor? How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz: http://edition.c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
ER now: All chest pain should be evaluated. 30 year old females do not have the same presentation as males, so go get checked out now.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bucci
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Chest pain: Did you do something strenuous in the past few days? have you been coughing more because of asthma or a cold? does it change in nature with breathing ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jehad Nimeh
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest Pain: Unfortunately chest pain is a serious complaint so I would advise you to seek an immediate medical attention however because of your young age this is ... Read More

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