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How soon after the heart stops beating will irreversible brain damage occur

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Carbon monoxide poisoning, tremors, unconscious. How severe is the brain damage?

or respond to any commands. What does this mean?How severe is the brain damage with the above symptoms ... the extent of brain damage and what the effects will be when he comes out of unconsciousness ...
 

Headache, feels drowsy, frequent strangulation inducing brain damage

or not there is a risk of irreversible brain damage being done due to the choking technique i've mentioned? My biggest ...Frequent strangulation inducing brain damage =============== I've recently been participating ...
 

Could severe head trauma lead to brain damage affecting memory loss?

head trauma that may have caused some kind of " brain damage " I have received. As a little side note ... of what caused them or how to treat my head injuries. My last seizure & accident happened in 1984.At ...
 

Does lead poisoning cause brain damage?

of brain damage? How would I know if I've been poisoned? ... lead-paint on it. After touching the radiator, I had some of the lead-paint debris/flakes on my hands ...
 

Brain damage, heart damage, broken ribs, dislocated sternum, high WBC count, cancer. Any quality of life?

and quit breathing and her heart quit and she stopped breathing. They didn't have anything for 30 minutes but finally got her back. They say she has some brain damage , heart damage, broken ribs , dislocated sturnum ...
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Suggest treatment for brain damage

I had a perfect baby boy that went in for a surgery and it went fine. Then 2 days later his heart stopped and was down for 45 mins. We have found out that he has brain damage but I was wondering if you ...
 

how long can you go if heart stops before brain damage?

how long can you go if heart stops before brain damage occurs? how long can you go if heart stops before brain damage occurs? ...
 

How can brain damage caused by heart stoppage be treated?

I had a perfect baby boy that went in for a surgery and it went fine. Then 2 days later his heart stopped and was down for 45 mins. We have found out that he has brain damage but I was wondering if you ...
 

What is the treatment for child with brain damage due to cardiac arrest?

and revived after 20mins, blood circulation to brain is delayed and there was no movements from him, half hour ... elevated to control the fever and irregular heart rhythm, the movements which he had after revival also ...
 

Alcoholism, had seizure, breathing and heartbeat was affected, brain deprived of oxygen, signs of brain damage. Seek medical help?

Two and a half years ago, I tried to stop drinking after a long period of alcoholism ... seizure and my heart stopped as did my breathing. I was non-responsive when the paramedics took me ...
 

Had heart attack, into medically induced coma. Having seizures. Chances of brain damage?

have seizures during these types of comas and how does affect the brain? Is it normal for the siezures to occur? What are the chances of her having brain damage and what kind of brain function is expected ...
 

Does smoking cause permanent Brain damage having anxiety and depression?

permanent brain damage or what?? ... and we smoked it. Within minutes I couldn t stop laughing and then I started seeing everything in slow ...
 

Is dent on head after an injury an indication of brain damage?

cries woke me up but when I picked him up from the tiled floor he stopped crying after about 15 seconds ... in the back of the right side of his head. What Should I do? Does this mean his skull or brain may be damaged ...
 

Asthmatic, suffered cardiac arrest, on ventilator, suspicion of brain damage. What extent of damages can be expected?

and was experiencing difficulties breathing . She was taken to the ER and that is when her heart stopped. The doctors said they performed CPR for about 5-10 mins before the heart began beating again. She is now in ICU ...
 

Backward fall, hit on back and head followed by nasal bleeding, continuous headache. Brain damage?

there be anything wrong, internal bleeding , brain damage? ...hello, today I fell backwards hitting my back and head I think I had a blackout for a sec soon ...
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If one were to ingest permanent marker ink, would any brain damage occur?
Hi, It is most unlikely that any brain damage would occur. However, it depends how much was ingested. Regards, Dr K A Pottinger
 
The other day I moved my head sharply to the right and got a migraine directly after. Could this have caused brain damage?
HI,its less likely to be caused ,thank you
 
Will going on and off meds for bipolar disorder cause brain damage? And will your body eventually become resistant to all meds?
HI THERE IS HIGH RISK OF BRAIN DAMAGE WITH ON AND OFF MEDS. ALSO THERE IS HIGH RISK OF DEVELOPING RESISTANCE TO IT.CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR AND STICK TO A PROTOCOL OF USING THEM.THANK YOU
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