A 32-year-old member asked:
could people in comas hear or smell or feel?
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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered
51 years experience Neurology
Good question: In some cases, communication is possible, especially in so called akinetic mutism or locked in syndrome, but if coma is due to severe brain injury or frank brain death, doubtful that any reception of stimuli present.
Answered on Oct 20, 2015
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