My wife 2 months ago was intubated in the emergency room and was Life Flight to a bigger Hospital where she was diagnosed and treated for Micro Plasma Bilateral Pneumonia. After being intubated for two weeks she has had nothing but problems since then.. Being healthy as a ox before the illness. Now 2 months after the ICU and intubation, she now struggles with her voice box paralyzed open on the right side. So her voice is very raspy and often aspiration issues that occur with only liquids. Does this happen? As she is a very vocal person and the loss of her voice has left her devastated. Not only has the intubation caused voice issues but also has had rapped hair loss which is also very devastating to her. She also feels so depressed and anxious all the time as this has never happened before as she has always been full of joy and life. Sense the intubation also she has had issues with keeping food down. Every time we go see the Dr or go in the ER we are told that nothing is wrong and her Micro Plasma that she had, plus the intubation has played a toll on her body. How long does this take to heal? She can get up and clean the house or walk around the block and then feel wore out as if she had worked a 40 hour week. Please as I am searching for answers! Is any of this normal after being intubated and a long Hospital stay?
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