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I was exposed to asbestos when I was in the military. Could that be how I got mesothelioma?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Asbestos exposure is by far the most common cause of mesothelioma.
However, being exposed to asbestos does not mean you will get mesothelioma. Unfortunately, asbestos used to be used in many different applications so your exposure could have been from any number of places.

In brief: Yes

Asbestos exposure is by far the most common cause of mesothelioma.
However, being exposed to asbestos does not mean you will get mesothelioma. Unfortunately, asbestos used to be used in many different applications so your exposure could have been from any number of places.
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Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

One of the significant risk factors for mesothelioma is asbestos exposure.

In brief: Yes

One of the significant risk factors for mesothelioma is asbestos exposure.
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