My mother was diagnosed with ards and then soon after fell into severe sepsis. She has been holding a fever around 103 for 4 days now and has been off diprivan for over 48 hours but still has not woken up.

The internal medicine doctor says she opened her eyes briefly the last two mornings.

My question is the same as i've asked everyone, is her being unconscious considered normal or typical or expected considering her complications and condition?
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replied May 28th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Unconsciousness with ARDS and septicemia is very severe and critical and correlated and needs intensive care unit and hospitalisation care. Hope for the best but the survival odds dont seem fair.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan






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