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Memory Loss After Walking From A Coma
Memory loss: Memory loss subsequent to coma can depend upon the reason for the coma. Some patients in a coma were placed in a medically -induced one while others may have had a disease state that caused the coma. Some patients may have sustained brain injury and the type an location of the injured brain can impact the amount of memory loss. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Yes: Status epilepticus is a life-threatening condition in which seizures are prolonged and affect much of the brain. Someone can be in a coma with se either because of prolonged seizures or because of meds used to stop the seizure. In either case once the seizures stop it can take time to recover. If the seizures are very prolonged damage to the brain can occur. ...Read more
My father was attacked and beaten on the head with a shavel which led to him being in a coma for 2 and half months now he has huge memory loss.?
Sorry to hear this: I'm sorry to hear that this happened to your father. I hope your father will regain his memory or be able to carry on and make new memories. I also hope that you'll get the support you need in dealing with this difficult situation. When a patient has been in a coma for an extended period of time there are often memory problems and cognitive difficulties that can be helped through rehabilitation. ...Read more
I overdosed and was in a coma for 3 days from oding on Seqoquel. 3 years later I still have delayed speech, memory problems, cognition problems- why?
High-pitched cough, side pain when walking, and coughing, memory loss and feels like not getting quite enough air?
Hemoglobin @ 9% severe chest breathing back shoulder arm pain. Can't walk more that 20 steps. Pass out average 6 times a day. Confusion memory loss ri?
7months trouble thinking, talking, walking, memory loss. Eeg+ctscan normal. No head injury that I know of. Put on Effexor (venlafaxine) to try and help. What could it be?
Head injury in 2004 coma a month headaches and getting worse lossing memory again a forgot my french language and cant remember what I book I opend?
Re-evaluate: Recurrence of symptoms and deterioration 12 yrs after the head injury, has little if any relationship to the prior event and must be fully evaluated as several problems could be emerging. Since you had prior problems, minor issues could impact you more severely, and perhaps simple intervention could reverse. Tell your doctor. ...Read more
I'm a 34yo female who had AVR/MVR placement following a dental procedure 8/mo. Ago w/ a 3 day Propyphol induced coma. My memory 's deeply affected. Y?
At your age you want to see a specialist, Ask your doc about a referral to a neurologist.
No reason to wait and good luck. ...Read more
I had necrotic pneumonia 5 years ago and was in a coma for a few months. My memory if this is non existent and I find it hard to retain infomation?
Have full neuro: Workup and exam. Due to your respiratory issues, you may have suffered from an anoxic brain injury. I would recommend seeing a brain injury specialist to run you through a battery of neuropsych testing to find any deficits and discuss the possibility of a neuro-stimulating medication and therapy to help you deal with these memory issues. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Possibly: It is possible, but it depends on many factors. Such as their level of functioning before the coma, what was the cause of the coma, how long they were in the coma, were there other complications during the coma. It varies based on many factors. Therefore the only way to know how the person will turn out is to weigh all of the different factors. ...Read more
Continuum: Coma is the deepest form of loss of consciousness (loc), in which no responsiveness to the external environment exists. This can be reversible. Technically a concussion with loc means a momentary coma has occurred but the term is rarely used in that circumstance. Simple loc means loss of awareness to some external stimuli with preserved responsiveness to noxious stimuli. ...Read more
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
I came out of a septic coma a month ago and still am experiencing headaches and certain back aches, my motorskills...But #1 my memory badly affected!?
My friend is in coma since 1 week after cutting his threads when he wakes they say he will loose his memory, what will he forget? And for how long?
My dad woke up from a coma a few days ago and alot of his mind is disorientated! Is this natural? Will his memory come back completely?
My pregnant girlfriend had a heart attack and was in a coma for a few days. She has no memory of me. Is this permanent or will she get it back?
Not known: If by 100 days she still does not know you, the probability of her recognizing you become less likely, but never say never. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my mum s in coma from 12days, 2days ago she opened her eyes and started to look around?
She sees you: Be sure to let her see you there. Also do whatever the lead provider on the case suggests to aid with continued recover. ...Read more
As long as needed:
The coma used in medical situations is due to risk of injury while fighting a ventilator, or supporting a dire condition.
When the medical situation is stable, sedation is reversed.
It is a preventive treatment to improve outcomes, but has risks in managing nutrition and loss of strength for the duration of bed rest. Ask questions of the doctors and nurses and maintain hope. ...Read more
Coming out: The first things recognized will be blinking of the eye lids and change in puls and respiratory rate when being spoken to. This will be followed by spontaneous movement and orienting to sounds. ...Read more
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