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A 19-year-old female asked:

my grandma(85years)sat 1month inbed.now she can't walk & she is hardly swallowing&want 2 sleep.what 2 do&is it right that these signs occur be4 death?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Bedbound not eating: Please go to the ER, there could be a lot going on. If you literally do not walk at all for 1 month it is hard to begin walking again . But could also be thyroid dysfunction, autoimmune process, sleep apnea ,diabetes depression, Your GM needs a full work up with xray, labs CBC, CMP, thyroid, B12,, urine , cortisol, Go t o ER ASAP it could be reversible -85 is not that old.

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Last updated Feb 12, 2016

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