when you move her legs or arms too much she pulls them away. her tongue stays stuck out and if you tap on the tip of it she will pull in. if you open her eyes she moves them around some. what tests should i ask to have done to know if my mom has any brain activity. to me it seems she has to much movement to be in a vegetative state. movement reflexes please help, i just don't know what to do next tests i don't know what tests to ask for? her right eye twitches a lot to. thank you for your time. View Thread
she still has not opend her eyes. she moves a lot more but when you ask her to move something she dosnt, she did a couple of times for me. i believe she might have been awake. she has a trake and feeding tube in. she breaths 96% on her own. the doctors keep wanting us to Pull the plug...the doctor actually told my dad he could give her a couple shots of morphine and in a couple days she would die. when we first arrived at our local hospital she was there almost 2 hourse before being transported to the teaching hospital. they put a drain in her head, that after a couple of days said it somehow worked itself loose. and since her swelling has been low they did not put it back in. but since it worked itsself loose. her left eye has been much worse with the yellow sac and swelling and redness. she actually shed a blood tear one morning. i think they may b trying to cover up something with the drain thing falling out. i do take her music, and my dad is with her pretty much 24 7. working her limbs. brushing her hair out. she has long beautiful hair. the nurses put it in pig tail braids and dad pulled em straight up beside her head and said they were her antannas so she could get better reception talking to god....lol . best wishes for your family. thoughts and prayers from me to yallView Thread
hi my mother had a stroke around the pons and mid brain, on feburary 13th 2013. she still has not opend her eyes. yesterday morning her left eye which still has the yellow sac at the corner, shed a blood tear. i believe she is in a coma? when i walk in the room and say hello mom i love you, she does turn her head in my direction.View Thread
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