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My mother is 86 years old and has severe dementia. She has a

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My mother is 86 years old and has severe dementia. She has a g-peg feeding tube for almost two years and has just recently started to vomit after a coughing. I have a suctioning machine that I have used on her to get the phlegm out. I'm not not sure if that caused her tobe sick. Not sure what to do. Should she get a n antibiotic ?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 6 months ago.


She needs exam and evaluation.

You should not be trying to figure this out.

She could even have pneumonia.

Take her in now.

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