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... perienced a large voltage electric shock. I felt stupid and played it off like it wasn't a big deal. And I thought if I was alive I was fine. I didn't realize my body was being damaged on the inside. I think the adrenaline made the pain less than it really was. ... (0 replies)
Jan 12, 2010
... palliative care soon, as they are the experts on the dying process, and can ensure that all of your questions are answered and that your mom is very comfortable through the entire process. ... (1 replies)
... she was sqeezing my hand she was holding and then went as peacefully as one can at the end. I felt her leave her body. There really isn't a normal way of dying it would depend on what organs were shutting down first and if he was unconcious or coherant. ... (5 replies)

... Sadly I believe my mum is dying. She has cancer which was being treated but she had various complications and she is now back in hospital. Unfrotunately it has been difficult to get much information from the doctors there. My mum stopped eating probably 2 weeks ago now, and was taken back into hospital about 1 week ago. All the signs appear to be of her dying - she is... (4 replies)
... and it was back in her chest again at that time she could only have radiation to her hip for the pain. The radiation really didn't help her. She started going down hill everyday. Her oncologist told my sister one day that she was stable and then 2 days later he told my father that she was luck if she had 2 weeks left. ... (12 replies)
... I can't comment on the specific signs of renal failure but alot of the signs of someone dying are the same. ... (5 replies)
... Death is not pretty. Death of the human body is not a part of "faith" as you mean it. God never promised that our bodies would live forever. ... (5 replies)
Hospice Death
Apr 24, 2016
... As for "staving" a patient. In the final days of life, patients no longer need hydration or food. In fact, doing so, can actually cause compications. The body organs are shutting down and forcing fluids or food can cause either Edema or choking. ... (4 replies)
... Your message helped me a lot. My mother is dying. Her personality has already been gone for about four months and now her body is shutting down. The thought of never being able to talk to her again, call her up and ask how she is doing, give her a hug, makes me cry. ... (7 replies)
... late 80s is not fairing so well, medically. Over the last 20 years or so, her health has gone down hill rapidly. ... (8 replies)

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