Seizure meaning

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Avatar n tn There can be a lot of factors regarding the control of seizures. Some seizures can be out-grown, meaning they would usually disappear upon puberty, or as the child gets into adulthood, while some seizures are chronic and long lasting. Withdrawing the drug can cause the seizures to become active and might lead to increased frequency of attacks. I suggest that you continue the medications until advised otherwise by his doctors.
401370 tn?1233328282 My sister worked in a prison for 11 years and she explained to me that without proper care, an inmate could suffer long term injuries OR EVEN death if not treated properly, thus meaning a LAW SUIT if permanent injuries ARE indeed proven to be from the guards' lack of knowledge and negligence! My grandmother is a lawyer and she's represented clients like this.. and won!
Avatar n tn My son has not been well for seveal weeks now and the doctor feels he has Erythema Nodosum. The doc believes it may be a reaction to his seizure med, valproic acid. My son has been on Valproic acid for 9 years now.. Is it possible it is from the valproic? Also has low platelets and has suffered from it for a long while, can this be from the med.?
Avatar f tn Does anyone know if a dog (like a human) is aware when having a grand mal seizure?
Avatar n tn They said it wasn't a seizure, and more likely to happen after lap procedure than any other. I'm really glad they found the Endo early and now I can prevent it so we can have children someday and I can live without pain. I'll follow up with the doc in a week. Thanks everyone for your thoughts, I'm so glad I had the surgery.
Avatar n tn I'm not sure if seizure disorder and epilepsy are the same these days? I'm a 43 year old female, no history of seizures, 2 year survivor of breast cancer, which made the discovery of benign cysts in my left temporal lobe. 6 months ago I started having severe headaches with almost stroke like symptoms with neurological deficits associated with them as well as an elevation in my stress levels. All my doctors tell me I have more stress in my life than they've seen in a while.
594907 tn?1227312764 Well per my own research, per, an aura is a simple partial seizure. I can't believe how long my question has been posted on this site without a response, Over two months. I do enjoy reading this forum though. I find it interesting and can relate to some of the other symptoms that others go through. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!!
Avatar n tn I have been on ativan for 3 years for ptsd. During this time I didn't take it every day. Recently I didn't get a chance to go get my refill, and to be honest, I kept forgetting about it. Then I had a seizure (according to my husband). Is this because I stopped the ativan abruptly? I have also had several head injuries this past year. Can too many concussions cause seizures? This is my second seizure and I don't have a hx of seizure disorder.
Avatar f tn It has been two days since his last seizure but he still hasn't fully recovered, he doesn't know his commands, the people in the house ( including me ), or the other dogs and cats in the house. I want to know if he will even recover from this or if there is something I can do to help. He keeps pacing and whining, even in the middle of the night. Should I bring him in again? Could there be something more serious going on?
Avatar n tn My second question is, could the combination of drinking, the abrupt withdrawal from a benzodiazepine, and the Zprexa (which I have read can lower the seizure threshold), have preciptated his seizure. He has never, ever had severe withdrawal symptoms before; it always seemed fairly easy for him to quit. Thank you. B.J.
Avatar n tn Recently, there have been episodes of intense derealization, confusion, very high sense of impending doom, and voices become distorted, objects loose their depth and meaning. These episodes only last less than 30 seconds and I do not have other classic signs of anxiety attack such as tremling, tachycardia, sweating, etc. It happens in any situation.
Avatar n tn Recently, there have been episodes of intense derealization, confusion, very high sense of impending doom, and voices become distorted, objects loose their depth and meaning. These episodes only last less than 30 seconds and I do not have other classic signs of anxiety attack such as tremling, tachycardia, sweating, etc. It happens in any situation.
Avatar f tn Recently had mri which showed 6mm lesion on right side partial lobe with smaller leisons on left side all in white matter. eeg showed seizure activity in the mid-temporal lobe. Cev. and thoraic mri were clear. I have numbness and tingling on the right side of body which even on topamax is continually getting worse. Now i am beginning to have lots of pain in the right arm and some in the leg. No pain or problems in the left side. Can this severe pain be related to brain activity.
439601 tn?1357864486 Than the seizures went to partial (focal) seizure which was complex, meaning it affected my awareness and memory of events before, during and immediately after the seizure. You can also get muscle contractions, mine was lip smacking. When I lost time I finally went into the doctors. I was diagnosis with MS about 13 years ago and started on betaseron and did it for about 2 years and decided that I was fine and didn’t have anything wrong, all a mistake.
Avatar f tn His doc is sure that he had a seizure and that it was a fluke incident. I asked if this would happen every time he gets the wind knocked out of him or any othe traumatic event. He didn't think so. My son did play a game that night and the doc did wonder if he was perhaps slightly dehydrated. Could've been. He had 2 bottles of water during his game, but it was 88 outside too. Should I have anything else checked out. Dont have to worry about brain cancer or anything? Thanks So Much!
Avatar f tn I had no history of seizures until about 2 1/2 years ago (12 years after the surgery!!) Out of the blue, I had a grand mal seizure. I had an MRI, an EEG, and a 24 hour EEG done that showed nothing abnormal except for the scarring which I already knew about. So, I went through a few different medications and am having difficulty tolerating them.
1178983 tn?1279667255 your seizure threshold is lowered quite a bit meaning.. people that have never had a seizure in their Life can have a seizure very easily on tramadol.. some people even have them at lower doses.. thank god i never had one cause at one point I was taking up to 20 50 mg pills a day.. it was very stupid.. I tapered down and quit.. tramadol does raise your heartrate and bp.. because of it's serotonin and norepinephrine qualities.
Avatar n tn In some ways it does sound like a seizure, but in others it doesn't. One main thing that has me thinking it may not be a seizure is the fact that you say he can talk to you during the "turning" episodes and that he remembers it all after it is done. This is pretty uncommon for a seizure. Majority of the time (I'm sure there are exceptions to this though), the person who is having the seizure not only cannot communicate during the seizure, but they tend not to remember what happened.
Avatar n tn 00 I do not drink alcohol and do not take anti-seizure medications. I do take birth control pills and Prilosec for heartburn. I also have allergies and use albuterol, Serevent and Flovent as needed. Could any of these drugs be the cause of the high reading of the GGPT? Do you think I need to have further liver function tests? My triglycerides were 158 and my cholesterol was 245 and blood glucose was 85. Thank you!
Avatar f tn Today I didn't have a headache. I did however have a seizure. It was bigger than usual. I had about 2 hours of time that I completely lost-meaning I don't know anything that happened. My right side was a little weak which is what happens after a seizure. Yuck.
Avatar n tn Absence seizures are a generalized seizure disorder, meaning that the abnormal discharges are coming from all over the brain at once. Staring spells can be do to generalized or focal seizures. Therefore, it is important to have an EEG to confirm whether the EEG is focal or generalized. If it is truely absence epilepsy, then medications such as ethosuximide, valproate, clonazepam, and lamotrigine may be effective.
Avatar n tn I was taking 180mg of Pheno with 3000mg of keppra and 300mg of lamictal, on 9/14/02 I was told to reduce my Pheno by 60mg, last night I had seizure I also had one on 9/19/02 (focal seizures) both lasted about 2 1/2 min and were more intense than usual. I normaly go 30 days between seizures but this time only 17 days. Is this normal when coming of Pheno? The Doctor probably will raise my lamictal later, Will this help?
Avatar f tn I have a 15 year old daughter with severe CP and seizure disorder. I often wondered what her life expectancy would be. How much could her body take with the seizure activity? They are under good control, however, she does have a strong seizure lasting 10-20 minutes a few times a week.
Avatar m tn Hello and hope you are doing well. The timing may not be significant. It could be seizure activity, only an EEG (electroencephalogram) can help confirm this. This is done under the guidance of a neurologist. So, please have him evaluated for the same. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar f tn i take meds for epilepsy & have used xanax recreationally in the past. i recently got 30 & took one "bar" a day for about a week - (maybe 2 on sunday night) then didnt take any since sunday. tuesday i had a mild seizure. do you think ive been "on it" long enough for that to be the cause of that seizure?? - b.
887324 tn?1241733637 Generalized epilepsies are further divided into those that are primary, meaning of no identifiable cause, and secondary, meaning secondary to some problem (structural such as a tumor, a brain malformation, etc or metabolic, due to a genetic or metabolic condition). I am not sure what the MRI findings in your son mean (without being able to view the MRI and understand his history and examine him better) but they may be entirely unrelated to his seizures.
Avatar m tn I zone out a lot, meaning several times a day. I was put on lamictal, but had a rather severe allergic (rash) reaction. Thus, this medication was promptly discontinued. I'm wondering if finding the best medication, and appropriate dose, might be a lengthy process and take time or is it generally a quick fix once official diagnosis is made? Also, I am also finding myself dizzy, at times. This is unusual and not something I am used to. My balance is a bit off too.
Avatar f tn Hi and welcome, I honestly doubt what your dealing with is a neurological condition like MS, your symptom pattern of bilateral lower limbs (both legs & feet) and numbness in all peripheral limbs (hands & feet) always points away from central nervous conditions like MS, your pattern is more suggestive of conditions effecting the peripheral nervous system eg.
Avatar f tn Hello Dear, The most common headache associated with epilepsy is called a postictal headache, meaning that the headache occurs after seizure activity. It is estimated that 45% of people with epilepsy have postictal headache. It most frequently occurs after tonic-clonic seizures but can also follow simple and complex partial seizures. The pain of a postictal headache is widespread. It can be steady or throbbing and its intensity can range from mild to severe.
Avatar f tn I wonder if anyone has had a seizure during withdraw. Im on the slowest withdraw in history. I take suboxone and xanax. I had a seizure last sunday and was in the hospital for 4 days. They did tests and didnt find anything wrong. they did prescribe me klonapen. Im getting discouraged that this will never end and I might have another seizure. I'm about to give up and im not a quitter but im human and can't hang on forever, Any advice would help this middle age woman.