Acute Mountain Sickness complications
Acute Mountain Sickness
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Complications could include:
Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. When this occurs, the body struggles to get enough oxygen, often resulting in breathlessness, coughing, excessive sweating, and bluish skin or lips.
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.
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...