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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my mom suffered from extreme fever for nearly a month. now , suddenly she is always drowsy and she is not responding , is not talking , always sleepy, answers not correctly to our questions and is also having amnesia kind off. what should we do
Doctor :   Hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   may i know your mothers age ?
User :   52
Doctor :   does she has any other medical condition ?
User :   she has dibetes and blood pressure problems
Doctor :   and also can you tell me what medications she is on ?
User :   she was given doses of anti biotics
User :   for reliefing from fever
Doctor :   ok
User :   was hospitalised twice
User :   she sleeps every 10sec
User :   even during conversions
User :   not answers to what has been asked
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you get any tests done ?
User :   blood and gerneral for fever, what should we do for this brain drowsiness
Doctor :   she needs MRI and CT SCAN done
Doctor :   from what you have told me she is having typical symptoms of a stroke which can cause these
Doctor :   you should get these done as soon as possible
User :   but she is like that for now 2 days
User :   and she has due to fever become very weak
Doctor :   you need these tests to be done to pinpoint the cause as they will tell us the main cause
Doctor :   so that she can be treated accordingly
Doctor :   all i can advice you is that you should not further delay it
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