Acute Mountain Sickness complications
Acute Mountain Sickness
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Complications could include:
Cyanosis refers to a bluish cast to the skin and mucous membranes, like inside the mouth or the lips. It's often caused by low oxygen levels.
Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. Read about your risk, and what to do if you experience symptoms.
A coma is a prolonged state of unconsciousness. A coma occurs when a part of the brain is damaged, either temporarily or permanently. This damage results in unconsciousness, an inability to awake, and unresponsiveness to stimuli such as pain, soun...