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Altitude sickness query?

Posted 28 Sep 2016 by gsuton73virginmedia 1 answer

I am travelling to Peru for 2 weeks. For the first week I am gradually increasing altitude peaking at 10,000 feet. However, due to an alteration of flight times, I then have to return to sea level for 24 hours. After that I fly to 8,000 feet, then after 3 hours take a bus trip which reaches 16,000 ...

Mountain Sickness / Altitude Sickness - My son is currently in a hospital in Lhasa Tibet with?

Posted 29 Apr 2015 by Seaglow 1 answer

... altitude sickness. He's not permitted to take any oxygen on the plane to fly back to Beijing. Should he risk flying back without oxygen or stay put until he feels better (fluid out of his lungs). Or should he get someone to drive him to a lower elevation and wait until he feels better to ...

Ive had Acetazolamide on my shelf for a few years (2009). I'm well beyond expiration. Is it safe?

Posted 7 Mar 2012 by belcaro 1 answer

... to take before my mountain trip?

Mountain Sickness / Altitude Sickness - Is there medication that can reduce swelling in feet and?

Posted 19 Nov 2009 by trekky 1 answer

... legs caused by high altitude for trekkers? When I trekked in Nepal above 4000 m my feet became very painful and swollen to the point where I was in agonising pain and could barely walk by the end of the day

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