Las Cruces, NM
A 37-year-old male asked:
Can working around airborne asbestos for a total o 6 hours be enough to cause asbestos or mesothelioma? i was 24 now in 37
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wrightanswered
surgery 58 years experience
Unlikely: Prolonged exposure was the usual in the mines or navy. Report the exposure to your doc when you get your xrays.
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