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A coma is a state of prolonged unconsciousness that can be caused by a wide variety of problems. 


Symptoms may include:


  • closed eyes
  • no responses of limbs except for reflex movements
  • no response to painful stimuli, except for reflex movements

Causes may include:


Treatment may include:

  • maintenance of respiration and circulation
  • administration of fluids
  • administration of medication
  • surgery

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