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what is difference between coma and unconscious?

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Dr. Syed Hussaini
10 years experience Neurology
Coma: All coma are unconscious but all unconscious may not be coma. Coma is a deep state of sleep where one cannot be aroused.
Answered on Mar 14, 2019

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Dr. Nilofer Nisar
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No differrence: I would rather explain different levels of unconsciousness and coma with gcs.
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Depends...: If intracranial bleed....depends on the size and location. If anoxia...leading to coma.......it is more morbid disease. Hope and pray.
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