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can a seizure cause a stroke

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Yes, it can: A seizure following a stroke occurs because there was damaged to the underlying brain. Depending on the lobe of the brain involved and whether domina ... Read More
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Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Simple vs complex: Complex seizures are ones that impair one's level of consciousness. Simple ones do not. Different strokes could cause one or the other, depending on h ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Pediatric neurolo-: Gists & neurosurgeons like those at primary children's in slc would need to review your daughter's medical records, including copies of all mri's of ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Be cautious: Attempted removal of any shunt is a complex and potentially damaging event.Over time the brain may have incorporated it within delicate brain pathways ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Overdose: Yes Ritalin (methylphenidate) overdose can cause difficulties.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
YES: For stroke: acute damage presents either immediately or shortly thereafter. Damage would depend on the extend and damage caused by the stroke. Sometim ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Probably dehydration: Dehydration occurs with prolonged exertion in hot conditions. This can cause loss of consciousness, heat stroke, or even seizure. Infection and high ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Interrupts nerve fun: Seizures are caused by elctrical discharges through pat or all of the central nervous system. These discharges interrupt normal transmission through t ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well: You have to find the cause of the headache. You should go see doctor for it is not normal to have headache everyday and there could be many things tha ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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See below: A stroke occurs when there is an interruption of blood flow to a part of the brain, either because of a blood clot or because of a ruptured blood vess ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not rare: In the older age group, seizures are often caused by cerebrovascular disease, and needs preventative treatment. Many anti-epileptic drugs are useful, ... Read More

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