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Hewitt, NJ
A 43-year-old male asked:

exposed to asbestos 4 months ago have chest pains and sometime can't get a satisfying breath. could i be sick.. if not what?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
CXR: You need a chest x-ray! i'm not aware of an acute asbestosis syndrome, but you could have something else going on or, perhaps, your mind is understandably playing tricks on you - either way, a chest x-ray will both literally and figuratively "clear the air." good luck.

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Last updated Jun 5, 2015

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