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What to do If You Have Mesothelioma

What to do if You Think You Have Mesothelioma

If you were exposed to asbestos in the past and think you may be suffering from mesothelioma today, the worry alone can be overwhelming. Mesothelioma is difficult to diagnose and may only appear decades after asbestos exposure. If you think you are experiencing symptoms of mesothelioma, follow these steps immediately.

Speak With Your Doctor

The first thing you should do if you think you have mesothelioma is to discuss your concerns with your doctor or a mesothelioma specialist. The sooner you are able to diagnose mesothelioma, the better chance you have at prolonging your life and mitigating the painful symptoms that may arise.

If you are unsure how to approach your doctor, visit our Questions for the Doctor page. We also have the resources to help point you to a mesothelioma treatment center near you.

Be Mindful of Your Health

While you are waiting to see a doctor or waiting on any test results, be sure to stay mindful of your health. If you start to experience any severe pain, take immediate steps to find medical care.

If you are worried about developing mesothelioma in the future, consider quitting smoking and embracing healthier eating habits. Unhealthy habits may increase your risk of developing mesothelioma or other forms of cancer.

Establish a Treatment Plan

There are options available if you want to lessen the symptoms associated with mesothelioma. It can be difficult, however, to find experienced medical providers who know how to craft the best possible treatment plan for mesothelioma. Patients who pursue treatment options like chemotherapy often find that they help them feel better over time.

Consult With an Attorney

If you are now experiencing symptoms of mesothelioma and have worked in an occupation that exposed you to asbestos in the past, you should consult with an experienced mesothelioma lawyer to discuss your options. Many companies knew about the dangers of asbestos but neglected to take measures to protect their employees’ health when working with the substance. Through aggressive litigation, our firm seeks compensation from those responsible for your illness, helping you to receive the quality care you deserve.

Seek Emotional and Psychological Support

Just the thought that you may have mesothelioma can be emotionally devastating to you and your family. The fear of developing mesothelioma or living with the disease can significantly alter your quality of life. However, you are not in this alone. Seeking emotional support can help you cope during this difficult process, while your doctor and attorney help you through the rest.

We Travel Nationwide: Call Today for a Free Consultation

You may not know what to do if you have mesothelioma, but we can help. At The Throneberry Law Group, we have the resources to help you find quality medical care while we aggressively litigate against those responsible for your illness. Our principle attorney helped his own father-in-law as he suffered through mesothelioma, and he puts that same passion and dedication into helping every individual affected, no matter where they are in the country.

Contact our firm today to schedule a free consultation. Call 888-506-1131 or fill out our form online to get started. There is absolutely no cost unless we get you compensation.

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We are so appreciative of the results Michael Throneberry got for us! Michael Throneberry and the attorneys we worked with were focused on our peace of mind and seemed to care for my family and me as if we were family. They truly get it. We were thrilled with the result and would recommend this firm to anyone. M.S.
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During one of my family's darkest and trying times, Michael Throneberry was there to provide help. His personal experience with mesothelioma made certain that he advised us like family. Thank you, you are wonderful. Do yourself a favor and let him help you during this trying time. He is a true 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. T.S.
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