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Chances of coming out of minimally conscious state

Leab2017
Leab2017

My brother had a major brain injury 5 month ago to the right side of his head where they removed that part of his skull, I have posted on here before when he was in his coma , he is now 5 month down the line and has been transferred to another hospital where they are performing a 3 month smart assessment process , he still does not talk and needs to be fed through a peg in his tummy , he sometimes smiles when we talk about old times to him but this isn’t every visit some visits are better then others, he follows small commands sometimes like when I ask him to blink if I ask a question , he has recently started sort of play fighting with myself and sister hittin our arms and smiling , has anyone experienced this we just don’t know if this is it for him we feel he’s in there on a good day it’s just something we have never experienced, any info would be very much appreciated

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I know exactly how you feel. Same condition with my daughter. We don’t know when they will get better, hopefully soon.

Leab2017
Leab2017
in reply to Nawalsaleh

Does your daughter react to yous ? I miss him so much I miss his voice , praying for you

Nawalsaleh
Nawalsaleh
in reply to Leab2017

She looks at me but doesn’t speak . Her eyes are full of tears when I tell her that she will get better soon and go home with me.

Leab2017
Leab2017
in reply to Nawalsaleh

You poor soul , it’s heartbreaking seeing a loved one not as they once were , keep trying to get reactions I’m thinking of you

Nawalsaleh
Nawalsaleh
in reply to Leab2017

Thank you, hope your brother has a full recovery in the coming days. Please keep in touch.

how is your brother my fiancé is going through the same its been 3 weeks though... hope your brother got well

He’s still classed as minimally conscious we are moving him to a different place he’s declined so much in past few month , I hope your fiancé is ok

Good I hope he gets all the help he needs you guys will get through it. He's moving now not vegetative. He can respond to me by moving his arm and legs.

That’s fantastic news ! I get hugs off my brother have done for a long while however today I pushed it up a level he had his hand on my neck I said squeeze ya baby sisters neck I got a squeeze, we have relocated him elsewhere his decline was due to neglect

Wow that’s amazing yes so glad u got him somewhere better best of luck u guys will get through it

Same to you guys

Ty

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