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What causes altitude sickness

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Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

What are the symptons of altitude sickness? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

I had Altitude Mountain Sickness at a family reunion in XXXXXXX Head, Utah, from Monday, August 7th - Friday, August 11th, when I had my husband take me down from 10,000 feet elevation to 5,500 elevation to my daughter's... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr.  Rakesh Madhyastha MD

How does Dexamethazone work for Altitude Sickness? Ive tried everything else, Ive a daughter and grandchild in the XXXXXXX mountains at 10,000 feet.What are the side effects?? E-Mail YYYY@YYYY ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( Nephrologist)
Dr.  Sudhir Kumar MD

took them all at once each day. Could this be altitude sickness or a combination of that with the drug? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Neurologist)
Dr.   Esmeralda  Sera MD

I have been having chest heaviness, mild nausea and gassiness at low altitude. I live at 7800 feet and don't get it at home. What gives? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Esmeralda Sera ( Oncologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

Hi! I moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico from Cedar Rapids, Iowa last August--a significant difference in altitude. When I first moved here I was instantly over come with attitude sickness--I had one of the worst headaches... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr.   K. V. Anand MD

flight the next day). I am VERY prone to altitude sickness, having gotten sick on other flights before ... to prevent this type of illness? If I need a prescription, what is the best out there and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. K. V. Anand ( Psychologist)
Dr.  Dhanwant Rai Sood MD

a headache which we assumed was a symptom of altitude sickness. Now he is shivering and cold even though his temperature is normal and it is warm in the room. Is the shivering caused by the altitude... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dhanwant Rai Sood ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   K. V. Anand MD

if there is anything we should do to prevent (reduce) the possibility of altitude sickness. ... the day after we arrive we will be skiing. We are active and in good health but concerned about altitude ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. K. V. Anand ( Psychologist)
Dr.  Lohit K MD

actually, I lost my appetite, kind of depressed, tired and a bit disoriented. Is this normal? what are the side effects of the medicine. ALso I was in the mountains two days ago and had to leave due to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lohit K ( General & Family Physician)