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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 ...
 

Can bronchospasm cause brain damage?

fear that this bronchospasm episode might have caused brain damage . What do you think? ... part of the tests. I felt okay initially after the tests, except for some slight pressure in my right ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

Can brain damage occur when the heart stopped for 7 minutes?

to get a pulse is she going to suffer brain damage right now she has a breathing tube breathing for her ...my mother is 79 years of age she has alot going on diabetis, congestive heart failer, renal failiar ...
 

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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for brain damage

brain damage so I need to decide to remove from vent or prepare him Tracheostomy and food tube ...My father who is 85 yrs old choked on food and had a heart attack 8days ago. He responds to pain ...
 

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 ...
 

How to check for brain damage after exposure to chemical fumes?

it was on fire due to the lack of oxygen and think I may have damage my Brain by this since the pain is still there after a week. I think the only way to know is a CT scan. Not sure what to do about this at the moment ...
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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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