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can pain anxiety cause a seizure

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Possible, if: If you already have a seizure disorder, anxiety or high stress could trigger more seizures. If you do not have a seizure disorder, anxiety can cause ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Basem Shlewiet
26 years experience Psychiatry
Only if: Only if you take them for a long time and with large quantities then you could become dependent on them. If you are dependent and stop the medication ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many things possible: Many things are possible in this life. If a person asks, "Can something happen...," the answer is almost always YES, because many things are possible, ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Very unlikely but: Wellbutrin (bupropion) causes seizures in about 1 in 1000 people who take 300 mg or less. The incidence of seizures increases with higher doses. Marij ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sherry Broadwell
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Dx of exclusion: Hi David, dissociative seizures are non-epileptic and can be caused by a number of factors (extreme anxiety being one possibility); they require caref ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Fear and anxiety can do a lot of things! they increase our adrenaline, exhaust our adrenal glands and the body will respond in various manners to it.. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Seizure: Fear and anxiety may cause child to have panic attacks with fast breathing and shaking sometimes...
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Yes it is possible. But it is very important to rule out any kind of seizure disorder, medical or medication issues. See a physician and get checked o ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
If you have : A seizure disorder, it should be thoroughly evaluated by a neurologist and you probably should consider anti-seizure medication. If that is insufficie ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Somewhat: It is certainly possible for fear and anxiety to cause clinging behavior in children. If he feels insecure, he will need more attention from you to re ... Read More

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