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  • High altitude pulmonary edema

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  • The second, HAPE High Altitude Pulmonary Edema, is a potentially deadly condition in which the lung arteries develop excessive pressure in response to low oxygen, resulting in overflow of fluid into your lungs.

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  • While HAPE and HACE are potentially fatal, they are rare in a well planned climb.

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  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema HAPE -- which affects an estimated 3 to 5 percent of climbers in Colorado's 11,000-foot peaks -- is much less dangerous than high altitude cerebral edema, according to Honigman.

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  • I discovered that there are loads of ways to die quite quickly, including HAPE (High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema - lungs fill with water) and HACE (High Altitude Cerebral Oedema - brain fills with water).

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  • "It's that constriction that causes HAPE," he said.

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  • But re-entry HAPE seems to be more common, especially among young people.

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  • Diamox, a medication that increases respiratory rates, allowing more oxygen to get to the body, can help prevent HAPE.

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  • Summit County emergency physician David Gray, who specializes in altitude-related conditions, had an encounter with re-entrant HAPE when his 10-year-old son, Dylan, started coughing the day after returning from a three-week trip to Texas.

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  • "That's what we give kids here that we know" are susceptible to HAPE, Hackett said.

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  • Dr. Rosanne Shaw, who practices emergency medicine in Summit County, said she's seen re-entrant HAPE mostly in 14-to-15-year-old males.

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