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Lamar Odom Shows ‘Signs Of Improvement,’ But Concerns Remain About Possible Brain Damage

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Oct. 19 2015, Published 12:51 p.m. ET

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One week after Lamar Odom was found unconscious in a Las Vegas brothel, the former NBA pro is making progress towards recovery, which is a long way away. Click through for the latest updates on his condition.

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The 35-year-old, who was in a coma for three days, woke up on Friday and has been “slowly making progress,” E! News reported.

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Amid reports he has spoken to Khloe Kardashian, Lamar is breathing on his own without a ventilator and has begun to communicate with hand signals.

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He’s also said to have passed a swallow test and got out of his hospital bed with assistance.

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However, doctors are worried about the condition of his organs as well as other long-term damages that could have happened during the overdose including brain damage.

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Odom was hospitalized after being found on Oct. 13 unconscious from a drug overdose at Vegas brothel Love Ranch. People Magazine reported that cocaine and opiates were found in his system.

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