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What are the different symptoms from mesothelioma and emphysema?

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Emphysema in smokers commonly and cause cough, short of breath, right heart failure and not much pain.
Mesothelioma and association with asbestosis and also commonly smokers. May be asymptomatic until chest wall pain or fluid compressing lung. Over time they are both life threatening.

In brief: Many

Emphysema in smokers commonly and cause cough, short of breath, right heart failure and not much pain.
Mesothelioma and association with asbestosis and also commonly smokers. May be asymptomatic until chest wall pain or fluid compressing lung. Over time they are both life threatening.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Both cause

Dyspnea, the feeling of breathlessness.
Emphysema results from destroyed lung decreasing surface area to exchange o2 & co2. Meso produces fluid, or traps lung impairing lung expansion by fluid or constritive bands trapping lung.

In brief: Both cause

Dyspnea, the feeling of breathlessness.
Emphysema results from destroyed lung decreasing surface area to exchange o2 & co2. Meso produces fluid, or traps lung impairing lung expansion by fluid or constritive bands trapping lung.
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