2 doctors weighed in:

Is mesothelioma contagious?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Mesothelioma is not contagious.
You can't catch it from someone. The main risk for mesothelioma is being exposed to asbestos.

In brief: No

Mesothelioma is not contagious.
You can't catch it from someone. The main risk for mesothelioma is being exposed to asbestos.
Dr. Robert Dudley
Dr. Robert Dudley
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

Mesothelioma is not an infection so it's not contagious.
It is a reaction to foreign substances (asbestos fibers) resulting in inflammation and cancer.

In brief: No

Mesothelioma is not an infection so it's not contagious.
It is a reaction to foreign substances (asbestos fibers) resulting in inflammation and cancer.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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