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Can coma cause no responses of limbs, except for reflex movements?

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What causes coma despite normal brain activity tests?

breathing. She requested to have breathing tube which they placed her in induced coma to do. They also put ... the coma. Only problem is she won t wake up. It s been 4 days since and she still hasn t woken up. They ve ...
 

Does respirator induce coma?

said that they induced a coma, bc he needs bypass surgery and have to see if he is responsive, it needs 48 hrs. they wont know until monday. He is critical, tomorrow he will be 68. he is not responsive now ...
 

What causes Diabetic comas?

I am a type 1 diabetic on an insulin pump.I have had a few diabetic comas(low bloodsugar).I also have temporal lobe epilepsy for which I had brainsurgery when I was 16.I am 45 years old female,103lbs ...
 

Suggest treatment for for speedy recovery from coma

hello Doctor,This is Anamika, i need some help.. my brother is in coma condition since 43 days ... for this...Request you to kindly help... Looking forward for positive response.. Warm Regards,Anamika ...
 

What are the chances of recovery from induced coma?

A 70ish year old female friend had a heart attack; she was put in an induced coma at the hospital and was cooled down. Since they have re-warmed her, three days ago, she is catatonic...no talking, no movement ...
 

Is it safe to remove coma patient from respirator?

my uncle had a heart attack on december 27 and is now in a coma since that date. He now opens his eyes but no other movement from his body. The doctor says he has brain damage. The doctor says his ...
 

Can prolonged stress causes coma?

came but he is still in a coma (drug induced) and not breathing on his own. In what time frame does ... cardiac arrest be caused by long term stress? ...
 

In coma due to asthma attack. Any suggestions?

Hi my frens had an asma attec and now she is in a coma. they did put her to slp so that her body ... we do to save her life cause the doctors whant to give up on her and its only been 7days now that she ...
 

Suggest treatment for coma after a stroke

in the intestine. Here the embolic blood clotting took its roots causing the subsequent strokes. There are three ... immobility or in medical term he is in a state of COMA. Proper medical care and patience is required until ...
 

Is movement of head and arms in a coma patient a sign of recovery?

Hi my husband is in cona state had several strokes and the doctors say he will never be the same and chances of living they can say the majority of his brain was damaged but we see tgat he is now starting to move head arms and body his eyes...
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Newborn is in deep coma. What are the treatment available for cure?

has been in deep coma for 45 days. The baby, XXXXXX, was born in China on the 1st of XXXXXXX 2013 ... alive on the respirator . Since then, XXXXXX has been in deep coma and has very weak spontaneous ...
 

What is Epsolin and Tolperitas used for in prolonged coma?

Hello Sir Actually my Sister in law met an accident on 1st feb and still not conscious from last 3 months had severe injuries on body right body part and ribbs were fractured very little movement in left ...
 

Is brain biopsy required for a patient who is in coma?

My cousin who has type 1 diabetes , An amputee (due to gangrene ) doesn't take care of his health is also addicted to meth . He's been in a coma for two weeks now. He has involuntary movement of his arms ...
 

Was in coma for head injury. Cause of vocal cords that do not complete suddenly?

What can be the cause of vocal cords that do not close completely? My ENT says that some people ... be intubated for approximately 5 days while I was in a coma from a head injury . If the latter is possible ...
 

Suggest treatment for radiating pain in lower limb

each. Dr said that it might be pinching on my sciatic nerve causing the symptoms. He told me it should get better overtime with physical therapy and movement. But 5 months later I am still suffering ...
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what will happen if I take 28 x 25g promethazine? The preparation IS available, many thanks
Such dosage can cause coma and death.
 
Pt. was in a coma for 48 hours. Pupils are non-responsive to light. I heard that this means there is no brain function. How true is that? Other explanations?
Hello! It is true. But there can be exceptions like intoxication etc. Other tests ate needed to define brain death. Hope to have been helpful!
 
My grandmother is in a diabetic coma. The doctors determined that her pupils were nonreactive. How accurate is this test to determine brain function?
Hello! Yes , pupils are very important for coma or patients. They give information about the cause of coma and its depth. Hope to have been helpful!
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