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Help! could someone have memory loss after being in a coma?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Yes

During ca no new memory traces are laid down so the person will not remember the time in coma.
Memory loss due to the damaging cause of coma such as traumatic brain injury, hypoxia, stroke or other metabolic causes of coma can negatively effect memory.

In brief: Yes

During ca no new memory traces are laid down so the person will not remember the time in coma.
Memory loss due to the damaging cause of coma such as traumatic brain injury, hypoxia, stroke or other metabolic causes of coma can negatively effect memory.
Dr. William Singer
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