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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi Doctor, I have a girlfriend of mine which has asthma, is it possible for her to climb mount everest?
Doctor :   i would advise not to do that
User :   she has not receive asthma attack since 10 years ago. and she's doing hiking normally with me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but asthma is a disease in whch certain stimulus causes
Doctor :   increased response
Doctor :   of the resparatory system
User :   i see, so guess i should advise her not to take the risk then.
Doctor :   yes
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   i suggest you consult a high altitude medicine specialist do all the checkups
Doctor :   and ask the davice
Doctor :   advicew
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