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85 years old, falling into deep slumber, hard time waking up. Using cold cloth, no seizures. Causes and treatment?

hello i have a aunt who is 85 years old, lately she falls into a deep sleep kind of thing where we have a hard time waking her up, it takes us about 15 to 20 minutes to bering her around. we use a cold cloth. she has had several test done and the doctors say they cannot find anything wrong . the doctors says that she is not having a seizure but it happens everyday at the same time. what do you think is happening
Asked On : Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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hi dear, this could be a metabolic or hepatic encephalopathy , could be due to h/o chronic seizures . I would advice you to take a CT scan , and few blood test like, RBS, ABG, cardia monitoring , I think she need to be hospitalised and a through examination has to be carried out.
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