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... you CAN get mesothelioma from ANY exposure of asbestos, as I have said in other posts, asbestos is asbestos. It only takes a small amount of it and of time exposed for it to enter your body. ... (3 replies)
... First of all, I'm sorry for bringing this subjected as my concern is not even directly related to mesothelioma. ... (1 replies)
... About two weeks ago, I was exposed to asbestos during a flooring removal project that I was tricked into doing by someone I formerly regarded as a friend. I am out of work and was told by this person that the contractor he was working for would pay me to do some yard work at a home site. ... (4 replies)

Dad's got meso
Nov 29, 2006
... t go away, a trip to the Doctor's with unexplained results. Feelings of frustration as nothing you are prescribed make you feel any better. ... (3 replies)
... I must say that he is handling the therapy much bette than we expected. The side effects are no where as bad as we imagined. ... (24 replies)
... ly card and am going to write him a letter. Another reason for doing this is that dad is deaf and will miss a lot of what I said, so writing it down he can read as often as he wants. ... (8 replies)
... I am so sorry for you as well...I know what you mean about expecting them to just walk in the room. ... (9 replies)
... Here is the posting that I never wanted to come. My father succombed to this horrible disease on Tuesday 240608. My family and I are devastated as it happened so quick it took us by surprise. ... (48 replies)
Mother passed away
Jul 15, 2007
... eds making her tird the pain came back with avengance. so there was no option but to increase again which she actually begged for. when the meds were not working as well they started to increase the sedative based drugs afentinil and ketamin and i am afraid she was never awake and we never spoke again then she passed away. ... (18 replies)
Mother passed away
Jul 13, 2007
... ually added more and more and she was unconcious her last week and half but it was the only way she was pain free. we wanted her home and had her at home as long as possible but it got to the point where there was nothing more we could physically do to help and nothing was working so the only option was pallative care . ... (18 replies)
... My mum is already significantly underweight as she has a eating problem, but since she had her first lot of chemo she has lost even more weight. ... (2 replies)
... I had a whole body scan in 2003 and everything came out fine, as well as a recent chest x ray after my first episode of shortness of breath. That came out fine as well. ... (17 replies)
Nov 13, 2003
... I think the most frustrating thing about all of this for us was the lack of information and experience out there. I know our docs always seemed way too slow as well. I'm sorry that it took them so long to diagnose your dad's illness. There just isn't enough awareness about this disease. ... (10 replies)
... found out it was asbestos plaster as we got it tested. I'm very worried now. I was definitely exposed. ... (3 replies)
Oct 18, 2013
... nd contact them and be referred to someone in your own state. My uncle died from this over 20 years ago. He was a roofer by trade. His daughter, my cousin has it as well. She's in her 50's now. She got it from second hand exposure. My aunt was also tested and did not have it. ... (4 replies)
... then you'd mix it with water and use the asbestos paste to coat and insulate. We simply sealed that too and eventually took it to a place that took toxic waste. As long as it wasn't floating around in the air, it was safe to handle. ... (2 replies)
... And as Jane suggested, stay as healthy as you can so your immune system will take care of any you were exposed to. ... (4 replies)
... Mesothelioma – what it means to me. Jan 24th 08 Hello! I’m Terry I live in the UK I’m a fairly fit 68yr old and have been in the construction industry all my working life. I just thought it could be useful to share my fly on the wall experiences, perhaps with other potential candidates maybe... (48 replies)
... Hi Linda and everyone else!,Im glad to hear that your dads doing okay.My dad also had radiation,but only on his drainage sites as the cells can seed as they travel around the drain.It is pretty painless and just made the area a bit sore. ... (48 replies)
Mother passed away
Jul 17, 2007
... get up.The nurses said that he is anxious and its part of the process.Its awful to see, so they have given him mizasepan and a pain killer through the line,which as relaxed him a little.this is probably like the sedation you were taking about,He is unable to eat or drink and we are just keeping his lips moist. ... (18 replies)

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