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Old 09-10-2009, 08:20 PM   #1
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Question 7 weeks without diagnosis, my mother is in a coma.

i posted this a week ago, my mom is in a comatos state and the doctors dont know why. she is 49 yrs old and im going crazy, im am 23 and the doctors want me to sign a do not resusatate form without knowing whats her condition is.she has been in the icu for 7 wks now. they have tested her for several different things, with all negatives. they want to do a brain biopsy as a last resort. they want to test the ''white matter" which is more dangerous from what i know.im sooooo despratly helpless please if anyone has info please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!! she had been diagnoste with mental illness when she was 23 but they have rulled out neuroleptic malignat syndrome.they have tested her for west nile virus, meninghitis, styx syndrome, varius viruses. they did determine that she has signs of ms, although it is not ms, she has brain damage, swelling, of an unknown origin, fever of an uknown origin, and crazy other symptoms. please help