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How can I treat altitude illness?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Safe descent
The best treatment for altitude illness or altitude sickness is to decrease one's elevation by at least 1000 ft (quickly and safely.
) if symptoms do not improve, one needs to descend another 1000 ft. If one has symptoms of hace (high altitude cerebral edema) or hape (high altitude pulmonary edema) contact search and rescue and arrange for emergent air evacuation.

In brief: Safe descent
The best treatment for altitude illness or altitude sickness is to decrease one's elevation by at least 1000 ft (quickly and safely.
) if symptoms do not improve, one needs to descend another 1000 ft. If one has symptoms of hace (high altitude cerebral edema) or hape (high altitude pulmonary edema) contact search and rescue and arrange for emergent air evacuation.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lower altitude
High altitude illness is a serious issue and I am not sure i understand what you mean by altitude illness.
The treatment for high altitude sickness is evacuation to a lower altitude, diuretic and oxygen.

In brief: Lower altitude
High altitude illness is a serious issue and I am not sure i understand what you mean by altitude illness.
The treatment for high altitude sickness is evacuation to a lower altitude, diuretic and oxygen.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Thank
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