Friday, March 25, 2016

Knowing Types of Mesothelioma

Even Mesothelioma is a rare case of cancer, it doesn’t mean that this cancer will not appear and attack some people who have high risk of this. Moreover, this modern era the use of asbestos and its production is very popular. There is so many building which use asbestos as the material includes house, store, and the other building. The huge use and production of asbestos means there will be more patients of this cancer since a lot of people will interact with asbestos.

Mesothelioma is cancer which will be difficult to be diagnosed since the symptoms are similar to the other disease symptoms, it need special medical checkup with the doctor in that major. Besides that the symptoms which appear gradually stage by stage make diagnose inaccurate. Moreover the types if this cancer is different and you need to know the type of this cancer as follow.

Pleural Mesothelioma

Pleural Mesothelioma
Pleural Mesothelioma

This is the common type which always happens to the patients and it is difficult to be diagnosed since the symptoms are common and similar to other disease like pneumonia. The first stage of disease may be difficult to be diagnosed and will need CT scan to make sure diagnose. The common symptoms of this type are firstly the patient will feel out of breath and it happens not only once but also constantly happen. The other symptoms are fever, drastically weight loss, bleeding cough and many more. Besides that, the patient will feel light and heavy pain in one part of the chest, the pain will often come and will not go away easily. The test must be done carefully in order to avoid misdiagnose to the disease since the symptoms are similar to the other disease, by doing well and careful diagnose will find the disease in early stage.

Peritoneal Mesothelioma

The pleural type happens in the line membrane of lung cavity whereas peritoneal type happens in the line membrane of abdominal cavity. The cause of this type is same as the earlier that is the particle of asbestos. This is fewer to happen than the pleural types. Even so, this will be more danger than the pleural because it may spread to the other organ of the body such as liver, bowel or spleen and the other organ of the body.

This peritoneal type will effect stomach and give pain on it. The mesothelial cell in the stomach will have abnormal reaction to the disease. In this type, the asbestos particle will settle in the digestive system of the human body and ruin it. Because of that, the symptoms which appear will be related to abdominal pain.

The main symptoms which will appear from this type are pain in the abdominal part, nausea, vomit, constipation, fever, pain on the chest, drastically weight loss, and have difficulty in sleeping. Diagnose can be done through X-ray, CT scan, and the other ways of diagnose which is done by the doctor.

Pericardial Mesothelioma

The next type is pericardial. This is the very rare type which happens than the other types. This type will attack and influence the pericardium which is the line of the heart. That is why this type named pericardial. The symptoms which appear of this type is almost same as the other types that is the patient will feel out of breath very often and feel pain on the chest. Besides that, the other symptoms of this type will appear includes the heart beats quickly, easy to get tire and have a great cough, the next stage of symptoms are has no appetite. Since the type is different the symptoms will also a bit different, it is why you have to know the types of Mesothelioma.
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