Exclusive Content:

Ke Wenzhe talks about the four criteria for the next president: It is better to be smarter

Popular Party Presidential Candidateske wenzheToday he said that as...

Biden takes aim at “extreme” Republicans amid fears of government shutdown

chairmanbidenToday "a small group of extremists" were condemnedRepublican Partycaused...

Pink bubbles appear in a climber’s mouth, doctor says 90% of cases are serious and fatal

new crownpandemicAfter the lockdown is lifted, people are gearing up to indulge in high-mountain tourism. However, if you suddenly cough up pink foamy phlegm from your mouth while climbing a mountain, beware of high-altitude pulmonary edema, which is potentially fatal. You should seek medical help as soon as possible. Gao Weifeng, director of Gaofeng Clinic, said that according to research, the incidence rate of high-altitude pulmonary edema in mountains reaching an altitude of 5,500 meters, such as 5,985-meter Mount Gilimanjaro, is about 2 to 15%. However, mountain pulmonary edema has also occurred in Taiwan. A friend developed high-altitude pulmonary edema while climbing to an altitude of 2,600 meters. Climbers are reminded to use caution to prevent this potentially fatal situation.

Gao Weifeng reported that the patient had taken a total of 8 packets of cold medicine before he developed severe mountain pulmonary edema and cerebral edema. He always believed that his symptoms were aggravated by a cold or pneumonia. In addition, he went to the base camp of Mount Everest (Mount Everest) in Tibet with his friends. The altitude is 5,200 metres. One of his friends developed mountain pulmonary edema at an altitude of about 4,100 meters and coughed up pink foamy phlegm on toilet paper. , Symptoms improved after treatment with oxygen and medicine. Later, an X-ray examination at the hospital revealed high-altitude pulmonary edema.

Gao Weifeng said that emergency departments in the United States in 2020MedicineThe textbook writes about the case of an 11-year-old girl who developed pulmonary edema at an altitude of 2,670 meters, reminding the public if they visit mountains such as Yushan, Snow Mountain, Dabojian Mountain, Jiaming Lake, Hehuan Want to travel or climb. Peak, or even Tibet and Qinghai, Western Sichuan, Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, Nepal, Alps, Machu Picchu and other highlands, it is necessary to prevent and treat altitude sickness in advance to avoid the occurrence of serious illness. It is recommended.

health(tagstotranslate)medical

Latest

Ke Wenzhe talks about the four criteria for the next president: It is better to be smarter

Popular Party Presidential Candidateske wenzheToday he said that as...

Biden takes aim at “extreme” Republicans amid fears of government shutdown

chairmanbidenToday "a small group of extremists" were condemnedRepublican Partycaused...

Lee Ang, the author who photographed the female passenger in the charity seat, admitted she “did not have a comprehensive understanding”

Famous Taiwanese writerslee angYouth criticized for sitting recentlyDonationHe refused...

Don't miss

Biden takes aim at “extreme” Republicans amid fears of government shutdown

chairmanbidenToday "a small group of extremists" were condemnedRepublican Partycaused...

Ke Wenzhe talks about the four criteria for the next president: It is better to be smarter

Popular Party Presidential Candidateske wenzheToday he said that as...

Related News

Ke Wenzhe talks about the four criteria for the next president: It is better to be smarter

Popular Party Presidential Candidateske wenzheToday he said that as a member of the international community, Taiwan must follow the rules and achieve net-zero carbon...

Biden takes aim at “extreme” Republicans amid fears of government shutdown

chairmanbidenToday "a small group of extremists" were condemnedRepublican Partycaused by peopleBudgetThe matter has reached an impasse, potentially leading to a federal government shutdown within...

The Uyghur scholar who lectured at Harvard and Cambridge was sentenced to life in prison for “endangering national security.”

The British Broadcasting Corporation cited a report by the China-US Dialogue Foundation, which is famousUyghurDavut, an ethnic scholar, was sentenced to life in prison...