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... I thought that I would update this for those that wanted to know the outcome. She is home after spending a week in a coma on a respirator. She woke up Monday and had terrible hallucinations the first day. She was better Tuesday and called me on her cell phone Wednesday. Never have a heard anything better than her voice. She is exhausted, weak, and lost ten pounds off of her... (4 replies)
... I have known people with chronic issues like congestive heart failure that were in and out of the hospital on respirators and even having chest draining tubes to clear their lungs. One such person I know survived for 17 years with this problem. If she has no other issues and they can get the pneumonia (hope it is not MRSA) cleared, she should be fine. Sending healing... (4 replies)
... I am terrified that we are going to lose her. She is only 42 and has no health issues. I always associate a respirator with dying I guess. Do you know anyone that has been bad enough to need a machine but recovered? ... (4 replies)

... Doctors gave him blood and placed him on Respirator wherein he developed pneumonia and circulatory infection. ... (1 replies)
... They thought she had pneumonia. She kept getting worse. They put her on a respirator and induced a coma. She was doing better, so they did a trechiotomy and inserted tubes. ... (7 replies)
... jeffiner, Thank you for the update on your sister. Thank GOD she came through this terrible ordeal, and is now on the mend! To think this all started with an abcess tooth is a scarey thought. But I have heard of that happening before. Not involving the lungs , but with the infection going to the brain. Thats what had thrown me with your post the way it effected her... (4 replies)
... Thank you. She is still in rough shape but the doctors think that she will improve. (4 replies)
... and was hospitalised for 2 weeks on a respirator in Intensive Care. After my recovery I began to find it difficult to breath, and after tests were done it was found that I had developed a tracheal stenosis. ... (2 replies)

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