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What is the use of asbestos signs?

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The signs and symptoms of asbestos-related lung diseases vary. They depend on which disease you have and how much it has damaged your lungs. Signs and symptoms may not appear for 10 to 14 or more years after exposure to asbestos.

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What is the uses of asbestos?

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