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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