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Symtoms of low sugar levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   Hi I have one query regarding the low sugar
Doctor :   pls tell me
User :   Is there any chances of going on Koma if suger patient is fainted during low sugar?
User :   This is for my mother, her age is around 65..she fainted and not able to talk for a while on Thursday..She recovered now after taking some tablets..
Doctor :   yes the patient invariably slips into a coma since there is low sugar supply to his brain
User :   I wanted to know what we need to do immediate action in case of low sugar
Doctor :   the cell sin the brain are very sensitive to low sugar they can with stand that for only a few min 2-3 after which damages do take place
Doctor :   the immediate step is to give her sugar a hand full put it in her mouth
Doctor :   do not hesitate
Doctor :   she will have symptoms of low
Doctor :   sugar so she herself can take a spoon full at that time
Doctor :   ru there
User :   yaa
User :   Problem was she was not able to speak and tell anything..we worried and took her om emergancy cab to hospital..
User :   How do we know whether it is because of low sugar or high sugar..Is the same thing happens for high sugar also?
Doctor :   not is common so at home also you can be safe doing it since the low sugars are more that you need to worry about
Doctor :   the symptoms will almost mimic
Doctor :   so to be on the safe sied you can give her sugar
User :   Nothing wrong in giving sugar even if she fainted due to High sugar right..
Doctor :   that will take care is the sugars are low and if she has high it will not cause further damage
Doctor :   there is nothing wrong
User :   Ok..Thanks Doctor for your advise..
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User :   which form?
User :   Ya..I have filled the form doctor
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   am done..Thanks again for your help
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User :   Bye
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