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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rivas
20 years experience Family Medicine
Tests to consider: Usually we pronounce some one dead if they do not respond to painful stimuli (rubbing chest with knuckles) no spontaneous respirations, no pulse and n ... Read More
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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
27 years experience Palliative Care
Yes they can: The neural control for this function is from a different part of the nervous system than the cerebral cortex or "thinking" part of the brain.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Yes!! : Abnormal posturing can occur in a large variety of conditions from psychiatric states (e.g. Catatonic schizophrenia) to organic conditions including d ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Abnormal posturing: Yes abnormal posturing occurs without coma. Abnormal posturing can be caused by seizures, forms of cerebral palsy, tics, metabolic disorders like hun ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
42 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
As people understand: 2 things that people call diabetic coma, diabetic ketoacidosis, sugar get high, acid level in blood get high (you do not have Insulin to burn sugar so ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
33 years experience Cardiology
Circulatory pump: Mechanical circulatory devices are used for temporary support of certain patients w/ severe heart problems; some machines which pump and oxygenate the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: None of the items, coma, heart attack or thyroxine overdose are normal. Thyroxine overdose may cause the other two.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lucky addict: You would be very fortunate not to let that happen again. Only way to recover is to sign yourself in a rehab program asap. You will need detox & close ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
35 years experience Pediatrics
Hmm...: Hmm, I didn't noticed, but I wouldn't recommend you to go through this experience to get your youth back! Best!
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Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Neuro-reflex: When the stomach becomes full there is a neurological reflex that tries to shut down the body in order to facilitate digestion. This causes a state o ... Read More
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Dr. Shawn Sarin
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Need more details: Thats a complex question. Need more details. Is there an associated in the brain? Has the aneurysm been repaired? Is there increased intracranial pre ... Read More

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