The symptoms of mesothelioma vary depending on whether it is in the pleura or peritoneum.
If you have any of these symptoms, it is important to get them checked by your GP. These symptoms can be caused by conditions other than mesothelioma.
The symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma may include:
- swelling in the tummy (abdomen)
- tummy pain
- loss of appetite
- weight loss feeling sick (nausea) changes to your normal bowel habit, for example constipation or diarrhoea – especially if you are aged over 50 and this develops for the first time.