Inhalation of asbestos fibers in to the lungs is the main reason of Lung cancer or Mesothelioma. Asbestos is highly associated with lung cancer because the workers who are working in asbestos exposing units are mainly detected with this disease. Mesothelioma mainly affects the lungs and abdomen.
A person working in environment having Asbestos did not mean that he has Mesothelioma because some persons are highly resistant genes to the diseases. But we do not know what our body can handle regarding our health. So we need to take some precautions while working in such an environment. People working around asbestos must have to wear shielding clothing, which will avoid the hazard. After you need a clean change of clothes because if the asbestos fibers remain intact to your clothes then that will be risky for your family and you. So your child get Mesothelioma is some how depends upon you, because if you carry asbestos fibers at home then your child can caught to the disease.
You should watch for the signs or symptoms of Mesothelioma and get early treatment. Abdominal pain, weight loss, blood clotting, anemia and fever are the main symptoms. These symptoms may be of other disease so you have to consult a doctor.