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    When do you know it's the end?

    Thank you for your help. I'm going to find out about the cough assist.
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    When do you know it's the end?

    My dad was diagnosed last week with ALS. He has an aggressive form. Doctors think he only has a few months to live. He has a tracheotomy and feeding tube. The past few days he's been having trouble breathing. He's been getting a lot of phlegm build up. The doctors are having a hard time getting...
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    My father is on a ventilator. He has an aggressive form of ALS. His doctor says he only has a...

    My father is on a ventilator. He has an aggressive form of ALS. His doctor says he only has a few months. When do you know it's the end. He has thick mucus and having a hard time breathing. He caughs a lot. Wondering what the end looks like.
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    Can someone help me?

    We haven't talked to him yet about ALS. He thinks he hasCDIP since that was what he was diagnosed with a few weeks ago. I guess we will have to start the discussion. He probably could be cared for at home but we are all working. Not sure my mom could retire early. She needs the insurance right...
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    Can someone help me?

    Hello, We first notice something was wrong with my dad around Christmas when he started to loose a lot of weight. This progressed with muscle weakness in his neck. He started to have a hard time holding his head up. He finally made an appointment with his primary care doctor. At that...
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