A member asked:

Coma after brain stem bleeding. age 75. midsize bleeding. how long should we wait until we are sure that there will be no cure?

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Dr. Joyce Liporace answered

Specializes in Neurology

That question requires more information. An eeg should be a helpful predictor of prognosis. Speak with your neurologist. Many doctors are using medication to try and increase alertness-speak with the treating doctor about a trial of modafanil or amantidine.

Answered Nov 27, 2017

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