Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsOther - Diseases · 4 weeks ago

If someone is bedridden but not terminally ill are they still likely to die younger due to the risk of blood clots and the other health ?

Problems people get from being bedridden?

4 Answers

  • 4 weeks ago
    Favourite answer

    Yes, the risk is higher for many things including pneumonia

  • kelvin
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    than they wouldn't be bedridden

  • 4 weeks ago

    It really depends, every patient is different.

    As an example, I had an aunt who was pretty young when she got bedridden, she spent more than 20 years alive despite this. She had lots of recurrent infections and what not.

  • Andy C
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Yes.   Muscle atrophy for one.

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