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head fracture

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they say he has no more swelling or bleeding since the first night but he is now out of the self inuced coma but is not waking up yet two days after the doctor ask him to hold two fingers up and he held up two fingers on each hand ,they have in in restraints because he gets like he wants to get up his injury is in front on forehead
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 8 years ago.
What you are describing is fairly typical following a closed head injury. The fact that he is "following commands" - e.g. holding two fingers up when asked, is the biggest favorable factor in his recovery. The fact that his brain is "working" this close to his injury bodes well for his recovery.
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