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deep sleep for 5 whole weeks.

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Coma like sleep for 5 weeks, had to be cared for, was in deep sleep for 5 whole weeks. Was not taken to the doctor or checked in the home. Have zero memory of this whole time until I remember being awake at the end and then gradually getting back to normal. I have no answers or reasons for this occuring. I was in a busy job prior to this and happy, its a real puzzle.

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replied August 18th, 2015
Sleep Disorders Answer A53458
Welcome to e health forum.

It may be possible that you had sustained a head injury - and possibly intracranial bleed ( of minimal severity). Other possible conditions can be infections of the brain tissue (encephalitis) or meninges (meningitis).

The exact cause cannot be determined without complete medical history , physical examination findings or absence of imaging study findings (CT or MRI scan).

Hence it would be recommended that you consult with your doctor or a neurologist and seek a proper medical opinion and advice.

I hope this helps.

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