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  • Posted By: AngDid
  • May 13, 2008
  • 09:40 AM

Can you help me? My grandma 75(approx) suddenly started vomiting after visiting a celebration party & stared blankly.After hospitalization where she was given saline,she developed urinary incontinence.She still looks sluggish & seems confused.She can recognize people,but doesn't converse normally...as if not aware of what's going on around her.Complains of headache.Tests for electrolytic imbalance(maybe wrong),kidney function,thyroid & heart are ok.What's happening?

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  • Hmmmmm sorry ur worried about ur gran. Have they considered a brain hemmorage or TIA's (mini stroke) Vomiting can be a sign of these, staring blankly & confusion & loosing control of bodily functions can also be a sign. I'd be very supprised if doctors haven't considered this ? I lost my own mum this way but her hemmorage was massive, everything happened so quickly that it was very obvious what was wrong, she never had a chance. If there is some kind of brain bleed there are things they can do to try & stop futher hemmorage although this is also very risky ! I dont mean to alarm you, it may be something else, its just what i know about ! Kind regards & i hope ur gran improves quickly !
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