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Can a person survive after going into a coma from being in car wreck?

Can a person survive after going into a coma from being in car wreck?

Yes: A coma is a very serious condition associated with head injury and a certain percentage of people do not survive, however many people do survive and even recover to a great degree. The longer the coma the less complete the recovery. Even short comas of a few days can cause long term thinking problems but with rehabilitation there is potential for improvement. ...Read more

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Coma (Definition)

Coma is a medical condition characterized by an non arousable state of unconsciousness. The brain activity seen in a comatose patient shows that being in a coma is not ...Read more


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My fiance had an accident that caused to be in a coma he fliped his car once weight from the car was on his back chances he will suvive?

My fiance had an accident that caused to be in a coma he fliped his car once weight from the car was on his back chances he will suvive?

Impossible: I am very sorry for your tragedy. But, you are asking strangers on the internet questions that only those caring for him can answer. We have no ability to even speculate on your fiancé's health. ...Read more

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I was in a bad car wreck and flipped my soft top Jeep Wrangler 5 times, I was in a coma for two months. I had a diffused axial injury. can I fully rec?

I was in a bad car wreck and flipped my soft top Jeep Wrangler 5 times, I was in a coma for two months. I had a diffused axial injury. can I fully rec?

You can do well: You had a severe brain injury. You should see a physician with experience with brain injury. Physiatry or neurology. You should have neuropsychologic testing and have any deficiencies in cognition identified. They might be mild and you wont necessarily notice them. If you are having problems with focus or attention or easily angered consideration for neurostimulants. Good luck ...Read more

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What causes a coma in a car crash?

Traumatic coma: Coma may be caused by an injury to the brain stem due to the back and forth movement of the head and brain . Other causes include the build up of pressure from brain swelling or hemorrhage, causing brain tissue to herniate across fibrous bands separating the different parts of the brain or through the foramen magnum putting pressure on the brain stem centers for breathing and heart rate. ...Read more

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Could a person survive from diabetic coma?

Yes, indeed!: Hi. Yes, indeed, and many do. In fact, we lose very few people from diabetic "coma" (usually either diabetic ketoacidosis or non-ketotic, hyperglycemic, hyperosmolar coma) these days. Ain't modern medicine great?! ...Read more

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My partner was in a car crash was in a coma came of sedition Sunday but not responding to anyone will he wake up?

Impossible to say: Without the ability to examine the individual and review CT scan or MRI results, it is impossible to even guess. You need to ask the doctors who are actually caring for your partner. ...Read more

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After my best friend died from a deep coma and brain damage from car accident, i feel very depressed and want to die but not sucide!!!

See psychiatrist: After the loss of someone close, ithe sadness you are feeling is common. However, the depth of depression is a very serious form of sadness. Fortunately there are medications that can help. There are also support groups for those grieving, that may be very helpful to you. Do not give into your present feelings. ...Read more

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How to know if someone is going into a coma?

Coma: Usually a person going into a coma loses alertness; the person passes out and is not responsive.To definitively determine if someone is in a coma, further testing is needed. ...Read more

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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 more

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Is there an Alarm that warns me if I'm asleepthat I'm going into into a Diabeti Coma?

Not unless it's: able to monitor your blood glucose level. Most apps don't do that, but if you are on a glucose pump, there should be a warning/alarm feature to alert you. ...Read more