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A 30-year-old female asked:

My mother has copd end of life , respiratory failure , osteoporosis, cad, emphysema, thorax , etc her tongue has small bumps hurts to eat anything i'm caregiver what do i do asap she won't eat, get up, shower nothing?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
You can call her hospice providers. A hospice nurse can come to your house anytime, day or night, to provide support and to treat your mother’s symptoms so that she remains comfortable at all times. There are medications that can be given to maintain her comfort. So, call for a hospice nurse to come to your house-describe what is happening and they will guide you and help you. Best of luck to you!

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