Mini stroke or seizure

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Avatar m tn My question is, does that sound like a mini-stroke to you? If so, what is the possibility of a major stroke. Thank You.
Avatar m tn My mother is 77 years old. About 2 years ago she had a seizure during the early morning hours (around 5am) where she bit down on her tongue and had bled throughout her mouth, onto her pillow. I found her breathing heavily because her mouth was closed, and her teeth were clenched shut. I called 911, EMT's arrived and helped her come out of it. She had lost control of her bladder during the episode.
Avatar m tn Hey guys i believe that i had a mini stroke this past friday but know on eis giving me the time of the day. the doctor was in and out within5 minutes. two of my fingers went numb followed by blurred vision. i went to call 911 and then couldnt speak and also had a hard time thinking. this was also followed my throwing up. since friday ive stuttered a little here and there. any thought as if you think it was a mini stroke?????
1474856 tn?1288289049 numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body; confusion or difficulty in talking or understanding speech; trouble seeing in one or both eyes; and difficulty with walking, dizziness, or loss of balance and coordination. I have this all the time, but the Dr's just keep saying it is just migraine. I am so worried about feeling like this constantly, but i encountered a problem when i tried to see a new Dr within the Henry Ford health system.
563659 tn?1310517917 well after four days total in and out of hospitals for my numb/ weak left side they have said i have bells palsy straight down my left side my left arm is weak my leg wobbles and half my face is still kinda parylised it ***** and i look like eith rocky or jean crietien i cant wait till it wears off
Avatar m tn This last time they THINK she may be experiencing mini seizures ruling out mini strokes. Something is NOT right here. My question is, now where do we turn? She's been to one of the best hospitals in Arizona, Saint Joe, and nothing is wrong? Something is wrong and we need some answers. HELP!
Avatar n tn They thought he originally had a seizure but after conducting a CT scan with contrast it showed he had a massive stroke on the left side of his brain. My father has had several mini strokes (6) in the last 8 months but has always recovered. It affected him on his left side of his body. Dr are telling us he will never wake up but he is breathing on his own and seems to hear us.
Avatar n tn Other differentials of stroke that we can consider are migraine, hypoglycemia, electrolyte imbalance, infection or seizure. For proper diagnosis, direct evaluation and additional diagnostic tests may be indicated. Take care and do keep us posted with your follow-up consultation. Best regards.
Avatar n tn Is this possibly a seizure or mini stroke? Should I have an EEG even though the episode is now over?
Avatar m tn But he/ she always says no. Why not if i want to stop then surely that is my desion or is it. I stopped a 14yr heroin addiction 625 days clean i think. And i think that was more dangerous than quitting Diazepan. I just dont understand why he/ she will not let me even try. So sometimes i think to myself im still an active drug user. Can anyone give me some kind of input on why not. As they are taken 3 times a day. Any answers would be apprecated. Just dont understand the doctors way of thining.
1734188 tn?1312419123 mini seizure? after reading reading email. serious switch angry little voice and very fearful. lay down, and chilled until it passed.
Avatar f tn Why were you put on Plavix in the beginning... for heart attack or stroke? Absolutely going off of it can lead to a mini-stroke/TIA, but going odd wont CAUSE one. Unfortunately you have to go off before a biopsy as it makes your blood thinner and there is too much risk of bleeding. Don't worry too much about the TIA, most have no long standing effects unless you have a LOT of them. So you want to go back on the Plavix and DON'T miss any doses! It should work right away.
Avatar f tn He has had 2 spells since where he was hospitalized, they did not know the first time if it was a mini stroke, on the second time they ruled out mini strokes and diagnosed him with seizures. He was put on seizure meds, the dosage has been changed 3 times. He seems to be doing well now. But he does nothing, he don't get dressed lots of days, he watches TV or sleeps. He was never like this before, he has been outside a couple of times, to ride the mower. Is this normal?
14963801 tn?1437597355 Ok so here it is, I have had a trauma induced seizure disorder for 20 years or more I have had as a rule grandmal seizures when I've had had Beenough almost 5 years without a seizure I had begun to think I had beeten it given seizures are a thing that your brain learns and remembers how to do since the neurologist said the longer without the less it remembers I felt I was on the up side of the disorder.
Avatar f tn I'm not a doctor, but I've seen patients with strokes and these sound like a-typical symptoms after a stroke. I also watched my grandfather go through a stroke and he had none of these things. But again, I'm not a doctor. You should go get scanned to see if maybe you're having little mini strokes or the strokes triggered some sort of seizure disorder. I hope everything works out for you.
713582 tn?1298262321 My dear Oma is still in hospital, & possibly so for a week or more from her mini stroke.
Avatar n tn By an MRI they found a lesion on her brain due to a stroke she had suffered at birth or right around then. She has been healthy other than the seizures she had this past summer. Does anyone know of a person having epilepsy due to a stroke? If so, I would like to know their prognosis.
Avatar f tn m making a come back, yes there have been set backs, i returned last jan,09 for bone flap surgery which made a huge improvement in my quality of life, but recently i have has a mini stroke/ seizure which left me angry at the world, my recovery was coming along so well , i was even walking 50ft with no cane and now i'm having to get back to where i was, is this depressing yes, but it's a fact and there is no quick fix, and there are gonna be set backs but given his age and hopefully willp
Avatar f tn The hospital tests CT, ECG, EKG and blood work showed no stroke. The neurologist said this Is this a seizure and I should increase Kepra to 1000mg per day and even higher if these symptoms happen again. I think this is issue with my nerves, what other test can be done to prove that this was not a seizure. Also was this a seizure and can it lst for 2.5 hours?
4597688 tn?1356994205 Daytime drowsiness is common epilepsy and it may be related to persistent seizures or seizure medications. The EEG and MRI results will be helpful in arriving at a diagnosis. You also need to rule out if seizures are due to a tumor, abnormal blood vessels, or bleeding in the brain. It will be helpful to get blood sugar, blood chemistry also done. Discuss your concerns with your neurologist. Do keep me posted about how you are doing. Best luck and kid regards!
Avatar f tn Hi, How are you? Transients ischemic attack (TIA), according to the American Heart Association, is a "warning stroke" or "mini-stroke" that produces stroke-like symptoms but with no lasting damage or injury to the brain. TIAs are important in predicting if a stroke will occur rather than when one will happen. In about half the cases, the stroke occurs within one year of the TIA.
Avatar n tn They put her on keppra and told her not to drive for three months. Is it possible she had a mini stroke or other heart disease? She has come to the conclusion that she has had a few of these in the past in her sleep. The last time she bit her tongue.
Avatar n tn “A transient ischemic attack (TIA, often colloquially referred to as “mini stroke”) is caused by the changes in the blood supply to a particular area of the brain, resulting in brief neurologic dysfunction that persists, by definition, for less than 24 hours; if symptoms persist then it is categorized as a stroke.” So you should rule out high blood pressure, diabetes etc which can cause TIA. However it is difficult to diagnose without examining and a detailed history.