Seizure precautions nurses

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Avatar n tn It would depend on the cause of the seizures. Also some medications can lower the seizure threshold including many antipsychotics but only a doctor or psychiatrist would understand this in full. It would be worthwhile to discuss these concerns with them and what the appropriate means of follow up would be.
Avatar f tn And i am not epileptic drs have no idea why i have seizures but i was wondering if having a seizure while i was preg. Would harm the baby n what precautions i should take if i was to have one while preg.
Avatar n tn Infections and fever can make an otherwise healthy individual more prone to have a seizure. a single episode of seizure cannot be marked as epilepsy. An EEG to ensure that there are no structural abnormalities in brain. Normal EEG and MRI brain are encouraging though this does not rule out a future episode. You need to consult a physician for investigating any underlying infectious condition, high or low blood sugar, injury, electrolyte imbalance, drug withdrawal syndrome etc.
Avatar f tn Month ago I had a seizure while sleeping where I lost control on urination and i ignored it (I didn't even understand that this could be a seizure or what is a seizure!) , till now I had 3 seizures while sleeping but without urination problem and I got simple seizures while I am awake ( sometimes I just loss concentration and i just focus at nothing ) the Dr.
Avatar m tn Hi, my mother has dementia which started quite young and she has a bad seizure 2 weeks ago. She had never had anything like that before. Several months ago her doctor told us she had a blood clot in her brain but that it was "no big deal". She was taken to the hosptial and they are working on her medications now for seizures, but we have since heard from several medical people (doctors, nurses, interns) that the clot might actually have caused the seizure?
Avatar n tn Can you describe some more details regarding the seizure activity to know better? Sleep deprivation can be one of the triggers for seizure activity. It need not always happen at night. You may consult a neurologist for complete check up and investigations including a sleep study. Take care and share your thoughts.
Avatar n tn If seizures are reoccuring, anticonvulsant medications should be initiated and seizure precautions taken (no driving, bathing alone, climbing at heights etc.) If you are interested in seeing a neurologist that specializes in MS at CCF, call 1-800-CCF-CARE.
Avatar f tn I was recently admitted to the hospital because I had either syncope (had several episodes in the past) or a seizure - they are not sure which. I just so happened to be at the hospital with my daughter at the time and the nurses witnessed the whole thing. The episode only lasted a few seconds and caused bladder incontinence. Before I passed out, I felt tingling in my arms and legs and felt very nauseous. I was sitting at the time.
Avatar m tn My 16 yr old daughter recently had a seizure post local anaethesia for dental extractions, it lasted less than a minute and she was concious afterwards, but tired and nausious. It was a an early morning appointment and she never ate breakfast, so I was thinking maybe her blood sugars were low, they went ahead with the extractions anyway. she has to return for more extractions shortly and we are all very anxious this will happen again. Any advice would be useful?
Avatar n tn Posted By CCF Neurology* on July 08, 1998 at 22:44:58: In Reply to: seizures during sleep posted by Candice on July 01, 1998 at 17:02:44: Dear Doctor, My boyfriend is 21 and has recently been having seizures in his sleep. He had the first one in March and has had about four since then. He has gone to his doctor and has had a MRI and EEG and both have come up negitive.
Avatar n tn There is always the concern for infection when any foreign body is present, but careful handwashing and the use of universal precautions certainly reduces the chances of this occurring. Ask the nurses to give you the signs and symptoms you should be aware of and the steps to take to prevent such an adverse reaction. Good wishes to your Mom while she is undergoing her treatment and thank you for being such a caring support to her at this difficult time!
Avatar n tn 3 weeks ago, after a prolonged seizure, my 16-month old daughter came into a deep sedation status. After the anti-seizure medications were reduced and eventually stopped, she is still in a deep sedation (or light coma) mode as of today (Aug 10). She is responding to pain by withdrawing her legs or arms, and her eyes do move from side to side when they are open. However, she has no reaction to stimulus such as light, sound, moving objects, etc.
Avatar f tn I hate when Dr's an nurses tell you not to freak out because that just makes me freak out! Ugh I just wanna go home...
Avatar f tn You will need to have an MRI of your brain with and without contrast as well as an EEG. Additionally, you should observe seizure precautions including no driving until cleared by a physician. Thank you for this opportunity to answer your questions, I hope you find the information I have provided useful, good luck.
Avatar n tn 4) If you agree to take ALL seizure precautions during a possible trial of stopping or tapering down your seizure medications (that means, living with someone; possibly refraining from driving and using heavy machinery.) Prior to all of this however, you should undergo a routine EEG. If you are not already seeing a neurolgist, please do so -- preferably an epileptologist (seizure specialist.) Neurologist are trained to deal with complicated cases such as yours.
Avatar f tn It sounds like a possible seizure. They can manifest in many different ways and it's not uncommon to see that head tilting behavior. It's also typical to that they need to sleep quite a while after having a seizure. Since he's had two episodes that you know of, it's definitely time to see your vet. Try not to panic. I know seeing a seizure of any kind is extremely scary, but epilepsy in dogs can usually be well-managed with medications.
Avatar n tn My son is 9 years old. This morning in church he had a petite seizure. This is the first time he has ever had a siezure. Two nurses were in the congregation and helped me with him. I had given him an Altoids Smalls cinnamon flavored sugar-free breath mint. Within minutes he began to drool, facial twitching all around the lips and cheecks, could not speak, his eyes were glazed and the white part was blood red. I rushed him out and asked him if he could speak to me and he could not.
Avatar n tn My doubt is can i take any precautions to overcome my previous problems.
Avatar f tn What are the precautions that should be taken for oral sex when both partners have hsv2? Is oral sex even possible without transmitting hsv into oral hsv?
Avatar m tn What are the important precautions after the urethral stricture surgery .