Lorij2513 hours ago
My fiance is is still in a induced coma more awake today still doesn't move or respond. His eyes are open but not focused. He has colon and ...
Posie118 hours ago
Hi my name it tracey im 53 I was on life support 5 months ago I had a liver hemorrhage out of the blue but was then found I had a benign tum...
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Strange sensation in chest post septic shock--anyone else have this?
marial5a day ago
Hi Everyone, I'm new here. Had hernia, small bowel obstruction and went into septic shock three months ago. Took me over a month to regain m...
My Dad is still asleep after coming off of sedatives.
NebulaNeko9 days ago
It's a week today that my Dad fell off of a ladder onto a solid oak table and onto a concrete floor after losing his balance trying to cut b...
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Questions that were never answered..
GhislaneNunez10 days ago
I'm 2013 I married the love of my life the person who I was in a relationship with for 6 years. 5 days after my wedding I woke up with excru...
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Hello Everyone, an update on my AMAZINGLY STRONG and BEAUTIFUL wife Ally. She is home now!!!!
Hutch197211 days ago
I am so happy to be able to tell you all that Ally is back at home with us. She did it!!! She put up an unbelievable fight and beat...
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still think about my induced coma everyday.
frankie0159214 days ago
i was put in an induced coma for 9 days, i had double pneumonia and swine flu or (H1N1) as they call it. after reading lots of posts etc , i...
Dazed and confused
Coulsey16 days ago
Five weeks ago, my partner sustained a major trauma, when he fell down some steps and basically impaled himself on a broken glass bottle fro...
Introductory - Head Injury
Carol_Ann17 days ago
Hi everyone. My name is Carol & I suffered a life threatening traumatic head injury & multiple fractures on the 5 June 2016 from a cycle acc...
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Support Groups In The Midlands
tm199517 days ago
My partner was in a coma for around five days around six months ago and although he is recovering fantastically and is back at work a...
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Kasabian19 days ago
My husband is now ten months post ICU.He had a serious motorbike accident which resulted in life threatening injuries.We have both noticed h...
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How long is recovery?
Mrssrea21 days ago
My father went into hospital on the 3rd March for an ilesotomy reversal. Due to surgical complications he has had two further emergency oper...
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Copd coming out of sedation
Lonlon321 days ago
My mom was on the ventilator for copd and can't come fully out of sedation, had mir ran, cat scan, came back normal she's only been off of v...
1 year since ICU
jobo_201623 days ago
Hi, I was in icu on the 7 April 2016 for two weeks with chest sepsis and various other things (cant spell them) in hospital 5 weeks, my y...
Problems with sleep
nick197225 days ago
Since coming out of ICU I've suffered badly with being able to get a decent nights sleep, I was in an induced coma during my stay. There see...
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Luckyonea month ago
I'm pleased to say on behalf of my fellow ICUsteps trustees we had our inaugural Congress in Milton Keynes on Saturday 1st April 2017, givin...
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Hi I am Ally. This is my first post since i awoke from an induced coma16 days ago. I feel so lost and confused.
ALLYhutch1976a month ago
Before I get started I want to thank, from the bottom of my heart, everyone on this site that shared their stories and or gave their s...
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New but many know my story. I'm Ally wife of HutcH1972. Just spent 16days induced coma, 11 on ECMO, month in ICU. Feel so scared +alone!!
I will write a post shortly.
Coffee & chat
Sarahdulsonmarta month ago
Just wondering who fancies a coffee & chat in Hertford in Last week of April, just be nice to meet with anyone who has been thro...
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Anneawa month ago
Hi in October 2015 my neighbour realised my silhouette had been in the same place in bathroom window i had been in a article shock coma on t...
Partner on day 28 in ICU...Legionella and ARDS
SparkleCata month ago
My partner, Dave, thought he had the flu on March 2nd, 2017, I went to check on him and found that he couldn't stop coughing and was having ...
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The strongest woman I know, my wife Ally, has gone from being on ECMO, in a coma to breathing on her own and out of ICU in 21 days. WOW!!!
Hutch1972a month ago
A summary of how we got here. Feb. 26, Ally was battling pneumonia, as she does 2 - 4 times each year. Usually, a...
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Feeling ok today
nick1972a month ago
Today I'm feeling fine, today the sun is shining, my breathing is ok, my pains have taken a break, I have energy, my mind is fu...
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Down Syndrome/Pneumonia/organ failure
Hiddena month ago
My 17yr old brother who's Down Syndrome was taken to the ER at 3am Sat.bbecause he wasn't feeling well. He had aggressive pneumonia and was ...
Life support machine.
Lindsey11a month ago
Hello my name is Lindsey. I'm 40 years old and 4 years ago I was on life support and put in a induced coma for 8 weeks. I had terrible dre...
Mikeygreena month ago
Looking to meet with ppl I went through n awful ordeal with my mother she is getting better but I am getting g worse with sleepless nights f...
Does anybody know of any support groups in Hertfordshire, or does anyone fancy a meet up x
Still feeling mentally lost after almost 2 yrs
nick1972a month agoPOPULAR
Hello everyone, my name's Nick I am newbie. I went into ICU in May 2015 with escalating breathing diffculties. I spent 2 weeks in an induced...
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Waking up from coma
Kaila24a month ago
Hello, my father was admitted to ICU 4 days ago after being found unconcious on the ground in our driveway. He suffers from copd and subsequ...
comadreamsa month ago
Very interesting lecture on brain behavior for any coma survivors or carers of those currently in a coma. Not the whole story but potential...
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