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... I am very sorry to hear about your father. May I ask how he was exposed to asbestos and for how long ? ... (6 replies)
... I'm sorry it happened but this exposure is unlikely to affect you. Most people who get asbestos diseases suffered from heavy daily workplace exposure for many decades. The kind of one time exposure that you experienced does not cause it. ... (4 replies)
... Mesothelioma is not a disease that you get from one time exposure. You have not increased your risk of getting this disease. People get mesothelioma from chronic long term exposure day after day for decades. ... (5 replies)

... I'm sorry for writing a book, but I am very concerned and genuinely appreciate the feedback of anyone who takes the time to read this lengthy post. ... (4 replies)
... I researched and panicked over the fact that it is likely asbestos paper backing! ... (1 replies)
... was. Our house was built in 1976, and we have the "popcorn" ceilings that most likely contain asbestos. I talked to my mom about it, and the contractor was the one who tore the ceiling down, and not an asbestos specialist. ... (3 replies)
... en the doctor first mentioned Mesothelioma my parents and I said "No way, he was never exposed to it"....well, come to find out after the lawyer was to see daddy one time we realized just how much he was exposed to it....the years were in the 70's and 80's. ... (6 replies)
... i know that my dad did know know it may contain asbestos and I dont recall if i can directly in contact with it but i know i was in and out of our house as a kid while he removed it himself... ... (5 replies)
... en quite concerned about this issue since I recently discovered that the "cement covering" around two feet of hot water pipe in the basement is most likely to be asbestos and it just happens to be cracked in a few places. ... (5 replies)
... I can only speak from experience to the asbestos issue but I suspect that the same may apply to zeolite. Essentially, it seems to depend on the individual. ... (1 replies)
... What if the renovator broke, sanded, scratched, etc. the old asbestos tiles? ... (2 replies)
... There's of course no way to predict whether or not you will develop health problems from your exposure. There are people who worked with asbestos everyday for decades who never developed a problem and then there are people like me who were exposed minimially and end up with mesothelioma. ... (17 replies)
... m a general contractor and have been for over 25 years. I can assure you that you have already been exposed to asbestos in your life. ... (2 replies)
... your doctor and explain your concern. However, not everyone exposed to asbestos will get one of these diseases, but it only takes a VERY small amount of time of exposure to possibly get it and there may be a chance your family members may get it as well if you carried it home in your clothes or your company vehicle etc. ... (6 replies)
Oct 18, 2013
... now. She got it from second hand exposure. My aunt was also tested and did not have it. My cousin was a daddy's girl and she would sit on his lap frequently. The asbestos was probably all over his clothing and it is suspected that this is the way that she came in contact with it. ... (4 replies)
... in the next 10 years is higher than the chance of getting a lung disease related to this one exposure. ... (4 replies)
... I or no one else can say whether or not that you will contract it, only God knows only takes a very small time and exposure to the asbestos to have the particles enter your body by breathing or ingesting them. ... (5 replies)
... They said they felt it would make him more comfortable for the time he had. It also appears to be in only 1 lung. ... (17 replies)
... I know that in the UK healthcare is a whole different ball game. I am amazed and horrified at the stories I've read on this board regarding the time it takes to get testing or treatment. It's good that he has received radiation treatment to help with his condition so far. ... (17 replies)
... People tell me I'm brave all the time but I'm not really. What I am is lucky to have a cancer that doesn't cause me too much trouble. I live with it. I've had migraines that hurt more at times. ... (17 replies)

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