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A 25-year-old male asked:

I was outside on decking in a garden that had asbestos under it, is there a risk of exposure ? the asbestos has been untouched for years ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
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 presented.
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