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Coma post heat strokes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u??
User :   my boyfriend is in in coma for almost 2 days.. he has heat strokes
Doctor :  
User :   he just came home from o.. then 2 weeks ago he had to go to field trainings in Ga.. he came home on Tuesday....
User :   he was air lifted to
Doctor :  
User :   what is chance for him? he cant breath on his own.. he is on breathing ventilitator.
User :   i am deaf... doctor dont tell me everything...
Doctor :   oh i am really sorry for u
User :   this morning.. at 9am.. dr heard him made sigh noise....saying he is fighting hard for his life..
User :   what does he mean? also say there is waiting process.
Doctor :  
we should know what stage of coma he is in
User :   how long do coma last?
Doctor :  
we cnnot predict the out come of coma
User :   i was told that he is in small coma
Doctor :  
chances are 50-50
User :   ok
User :   what can doctor do?
Doctor :   he will try to give him basic life support like oxygenation

Doctor :  
but most people do come out of coma
Doctor :  
nothing to worry'
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