I was exposed to airborne asbestos while contractior removed insulation from a pipe in an old house. It was a 40 ft pipe in the basement. There was visible dust in the basement. I was there watching them 1 hr a day for 7 days without any protection. It has been cleaned by professional one month after the disaster. Am i going to get an asbestos related diseases from this short term exposure. I have been extremely worried about this. Please get back to me
Usually long term expose is more of a risk. If you are still worried go to your physical and get a chest x-ray. Signs and symptoms of asbestos related diseases usually take 20-50 years to develop so better to be safe than sorry.
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