The signs and symptoms of a coma commonly include:

  • Closed eyes
  • Depressed brainstem reflexes, such as pupils not responding to light
  • No responses of limbs, except for reflex movements
  • No response to painful stimuli, except for reflex movements
  • Irregular breathing

When to see a doctor

A coma is a medical emergency. Seek immediate medical care.

Aug. 14, 2015