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When will I recover from high altitude pulmonary edema?
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Get below 7000ft
Descent is essential as well as supplemental o2 when you develop hape.
Recovery can take several days, but usually you feel much better within a few hours.

In brief: Get below 7000ft
Descent is essential as well as supplemental o2 when you develop hape.
Recovery can take several days, but usually you feel much better within a few hours.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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