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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear doctor,
i have my sister Patient who was suffering from Rt.MCA large infarct from last couple of years.Now about a fornight back suddenly developed some critical problem and went into coma known as COMA LT.SEMI PLEGIA and she was under the care of an specilist in a famous hospital at kolkatta.Now even after so many days she has not recovered and still in coma stage.I want to know is there any alternative treatment is possible to save her and back to normal with any type of treatment if so please advice me on my E mail YYYY@YYYY and any more information required can be furnished on hearing from you.

                                                  
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
Let me read it
User :   ok sir
Doctor :  
Fine
Doctor :  
May I know her age?
User :   she is 49 years old
Doctor :  
Ok
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Hasn't there been any improvement in her consciousness?
User :   almost nil
Doctor :   Is she not talking?

User :   no
Doctor :  
Is she still in ICU?
User :   no she is at home with care of nursing and a doctor visiting some times
Doctor :  
Fine
Doctor :  
So she is able to breath without support
User :   may be yes
Doctor :  
How is she taking her food?
User :   i thing with a rice tube
Doctor :  
Has a tube been put through the nose?
User :   probably i am not sure i will let you know
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   ??//
Doctor :   I am awaiting your response

Doctor :  
about foods
Doctor :  
Like havent hou seen taking food?
User :   what do you mean how can she take food when she is in coma
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
That is what I was asking you?
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about her oral feeeds?
Doctor :  
Fine
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Now is she being given oxygen?
User :   no
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :  
that is a good sign
Doctor :  
Comatose patients
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shall require respiratory support
Doctor :  
and she is not like that
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to take our Neurologist's opinion
Doctor :  
also you shall need to send her reports to him
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for better guidance
Doctor :   Here is his link
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WWW.WWWW.WW User :   she was under the treatment of a neurologist treatment only but i want to know do you have any answer for this type of deaseses
Doctor :   I am suggesting you to take a second opinion from our Neurologist
Doctor :  
to know the outcome, duration and progress of this illness
Doctor :  
He shall be able to guide you well
User :   ok but where he is available
Doctor :   It is done through phone or email

Doctor :   Use the link I have sent
Doctor :   You will be directed to his page

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