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Anyone Know About How Hard You Have To Hit Your Head Before Going Into A Coma
Unpredictable: There are too many variables involved in brain injury and trauma to determine a specific amount of force necessary to predictably cause a severe brain injury that would result in coma, without it causing death. What ever prompted the question, don't do it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
53 year old man fell off bicycle and hit his head. He has been in a coma for 3 days now. Has not woken up. Chances of survival?
Depends on care: Survival is very much dependent on the care he receives and the reason for his comatose state. If he sustained a serious bleed in the brain then that will need to be surgically drained. If his comatose state is due to swelling of the brain then measures to reduce swelling will hasten his recovery. Bicycle falls in the absence of an impact say from a motor vehicle are not likely to be fatal. ...Read more
If someone has a head injury and has been put into an induced coma, how long can that person remain in that state?
Depends on cause: Following head injury there can be seizures, brain swelling, severe agitation, broken bones, etc. Some patients are put into coma in order to allow healing of body parts, some for control of seizures, some for control of brain swelling, and some to assist nursing management. Monitoring of brain pressure and eeg may indicate the coma can be reversed, or healing of body parts may take longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Following lying in a coma cause of a head injury does the patient keep his feelings for his lover is he the same, what to do?
Complicated: You are a new person in a sence. It takes time. Sometimes people need help with that sort of thing. ...Read more
Can headaches & pains n the head cause a coma if i've been tested a month ago & everything was fine is this what causes a coma?
Since i'm having a burning senation in my head & headaches n pains n my head can this causes me to lose memory or a coma i'm worried?
See below: Rather than worry, why don't you see a doctor who can check you out and determine if there is anything serious going on with you. ...Read more
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