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Sepsis and pneumonia

Lillybluebell123
Lillybluebell123
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Hi my mam is in icu James cook she has pneumonia and sepsis

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BBDEBS

So sorry to hear that, is she in intensive care?

I also had sepsis and pneumonia and am here to tell you that we are all rooting for you and your mum.

Keep in touch x

Debs

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Sepsur

I am another survivor of pneumonia & sepsis. Best wishes & wishing your Mum a speedy recovery.

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Lillybluebell123

I’m with my mam today she looks like she is crying it’s so hard to see her like this tears keep coming from her eyes has anyone experienced the same she is still in the induced coma xx

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FightingAngel13

Lillybluebell123 I meet some of survivors of both, who fully recovered after this. I know it is scary to see your loved one so sick but talk to her and be there for her. Hearing you can help her wake up when she will be ready. She has sedation so she is not in pain and is "resting" to get her strength back. It is a hell for the whole family. We are going through similar situation (excluding sepsis, but with several other conditions) with my dad for close to 3 weeks. Stay strong and always be positive. Wish your mom a speedy recovery.

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Lillybluebell123

Thank use it was so hard seeing her cry she couldn’t move just her eyes were watering and I could tell she was really upset it’s day 9 today it’s really hit me and my sister hard this is the first time my mam has been in hospital for something like this they are fitting the trachy tomoz as she keeps borking gagging and been sick on the tube I hope it will help my mam xx

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Amberferry

lillybluebell, it’s the toughest thing ever to watch your own mum fighting such a battle. My mum too had double pneumonia from two different strains of swine flu and sepsis. She’s 73. It took her 2+ weeks of induced coma, 4 weeks in ICU and another 2 months before she could leave the hospital. All up 1/4 of the year 2018 was spent in hospital and a few times they just weren’t sure if she could pull through. With a lot of rehab and therapy, she is back on her feet. I want to let you know that there is hope and even when some days are tougher than others, don’t give up. Keeping you and her in my thoughts.

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Lillybluebell123

Hi thanks for the kind words means a lot just a little update my mam is awake everyday she is getting stronger today she can hold a pen she has been doing some breathing on her own it’s so good to see her smile and joke about her snoring I really thought I was never going to see my mam awake it has been the scariest 2 weeks of my life for me and my family it’s going to be a very long road to recover but she is getting there slowly xxx

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Harty34

Hi lillybluebell123

My brother has just come out of a coma and off life support 6 days now for the same things as your mum we didn't except the next part when we arrived at hospital after 6th day they said he awake and is sitting up we all went in so happy then reality hit he looks awful he 31 and looks like a old man he don't seem to have control over his facial expressions he crys and has random twitches in his face body we understand he wasn't going to have energy and that he needs to rebuild that but seeing him scared crying not mobile and just generally very tired and ill looking confused and very slow on replays is heartbreaking it's only been 48 hours but the second day he seemed so much worse is this something you experienced and a month on how is your mum doing .

Natalie x

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Rhoolarney

hey, my mom is on day 28 of 'icu life' please tell me how your mom is doing.

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Legan_gray

Hi Lillybluebell123, how's your mum now? I've re-read my medical records just today and I found out that I had Sepsis and Pneumonia too. I was in ICU for 21 days, right now as I'm typing this, I'm at our office :)

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