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Call 911: Not sure what scenario you are describing but an unconscious person with a nosebleed warrants EMS to figure things out. ...Read more
If patient has been unconscious for 3 days without being treated, will patient come out to the coma? She was found 3 1/2 days later....
Unclear: There is no definitive answer, as there are very many mitigating factors. In and of itself, it is possible to recover from a coma. Recovery mostly depends on what caused the coma and if damage (if any detectable damage) is reversible. Speak honestly and openly with your medical team, they should do the same in answering your questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should paramedics ask family about dnr status before treating when called to the home of unconscious 92 yo person?
Yes: If patient is dnr, they should not have been called in the first place, and they should not provide heroic measures. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my sister has high BP and diabetics and last summer she fell unconscious. after so much treatment, she is stil?
See specialist: as current MD should have been successful by now, IF YOUR SISTER HAS BEEN FOLLOWING MDs instructions/ medications ...Read more
How long can a patient stay unconscious for after over dosing on prescription drugs ? What's is the danger zone , when should they start to recover
You cannot: Teeth grinding or brutism is a central neurologic phenomenon. The only thing we can do is to manage its effects by nighttime bite devises. One in particular is effective in reducing the elevating muscles force by up to 70 percent called a nti. It is the only fda approved bite devise for the treatment of migraine pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the probability of passing out/becoming unconscious after a fasting blood test - i was told i'm hypoglycemic and need tests done-?
Be monitored: Postprandial syndrome ("reactive hypoglycemia") is more of a clinical diagnosis, but if you're to be tested for fasting hypoglycemia, perhaps to rule an insulinoma in or out, have someone with you to resuscitate you should you pass it. It does happen and a competent physician knows how to prevent you from being in danger. Any doubts, get with an endocrinologist. ...Read more
Since i was 11 I have fainting spells. My body gets real hot. Heart beats fast. Lose sight and hearing and finally ill fall over unconscious. I do not hav anxiety and it's gotten worse with pregnancy.
Im so lazy that I will jog to my car half way just to get there faster. lol. its getting to be unconscious half of the times. why do I do this?
Unconsciousness: Falling unconscious most often happens as a faint. The most common cause of faint is what is called a "vasovagal" reaction in which fright, pain, disgust, horror, or other stimulus triggers the vagus nerve to lower your heart rate until your blood pressure drops too low to maintain normal cerebral consciousness. The other major cause of fainting is just low blood pressure, eg., dehydration, etc. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Fainting is usually caused by a sudden drop in blood pressure, often from suddenly standing or sitting up. Isometimes, a strong stimulus can cause the autonomic nervous system to over-react, lowering the blood pressure. The best treatment for fainting is usually to lie the person down and raise their feet. Going unconscious can be from very many reasons and each cause has a different treatment. ...Read more
See below: Without knowing all the details this is hypothetical. If a woman passes out due to an extreme drop in blood pressure, this same drop in blood pressure is seen by the fetus. If this low blood pressure is prolonged the fetus will see a drop in blood supply, as well as oxygen supply. If continued for a long time this could cause the baby irreparable harm and cause a spontaneous abortion. ...Read more
ABC's: Ems performs the abc's of emergency care. They check for an airway, assess breathing and circulation. ...Read more
Dangerous: It may not be painful, but it is very dangerous. ...Read more
Rectangle/square: When one faints , they become unconscious (not responsive to their surroundings) usually temporarily. When one is unconscious, they may remain so for seconds, minutes or a prolonged period of time. ...Read more
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