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Dr. William Holmes
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Varies, Dangerous: This can vary from one person to another, due to differences in how people metabolize the medicine. However, it does not take much (usually less than ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Summers
23 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: Lucid dreaming only means your are aware you are dreaming and can attempt to "control the dream content". You can't go in to a coma from lucid dream ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Meningitis: thete is higher risk with severe bacterial meningitis to have higher risk for future seizures, hearing loss, learning disabilities and headaches
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Risk of long-term : neurological sequelae depends on the type of bacterium; e.g. 10-30% of kids with Haemophilus Influenzae Type B meningitis had permanent damage, ofte ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Sometimes yes or no: Sometimes having meningitis as a child may be a risk factor for seizures years later. There is a good chance there will be no long term side effects, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
While there: Is always a risk of serious consequences when taking any prescriptive medication it is unlikely that you will experience any of those provided you don ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Stroke: Sounds like he has had a stroke. The most important thing is his age and also what the mri/ctscan shows. The exam is also very important - is the whol ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Talk to doctor: One needs to know if any neurologic damage occurred when you were in a coma with the drug overdose. Recommend that you talk to the doctor who took ca ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cole Livingston
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lay off the carbs.: The so-called "food coma" is a byproduct of Insulin secretion by your pancreas in response to the carbohydrates you eat in a meal. The Insulin allows ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Brain injury: Deep centers of the brain control the ability to react to our environment and control our basic needs. When these deep centers are damaged we lose th ... Read More

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