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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unrelated: Asbestos exposure is not associated with thyroid disease. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Unrelated: Even a lawyer won't try to push a relationship. Our generation was around the stuff as kids but actually inhaled very little and thus don't have real ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beatrice Taylor
9 years experience General Practice
Smokers higher risk: The risks are greater for asbestos exposure problems in people who are also smokers, and of course in people who are inhaling fibers on a regular basi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Asbestos exposure is usually from it falling from above you and you inhaling it. This seems unlikely, if not impossible, in the scenario you have pre ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Asbestos is no longer used, still could a problem for very few who were exposed years ago.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
It does not: Your blanket may seem old to you, but blankets from 20-years ago do not have asbestos. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Exposure to asbestos for just a few days has caused mesothelioma . If you were working in an area with asbestos dust and you were not wearing a specia ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
24 years experience Occupational Medicine
Pretty low: For asbestos to be a health risk small fibers have to be generated into the air. Most of the asbestos in floor tile and glues is fairly stable, and on ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Accurate: Statistical probability is hard to relate accurately, but the lag time frm exposure to disease is quite long. It is done by relative risk looking at ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
Worry doesn't help: Are you feeling unwell? Do you have a cough? Are you short of breath? There is no way to assure you without knowing your symptoms and checking for sig ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Relax: There's a lot of asbestos around. Tragically, millions of people actually inhaled the stuff long-term. Fibers in a blanket aren't a real danger.

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