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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Meds: Epilepsy does not cause hallucinations, especially between convulsant episodes. It's most likely a reaction to one of the anti-epileptic or other meds ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Seizures are the...: Seizures are the result of abnormalities in the brain structure, imbalances in brain chemistry or electrical signals, etc... Seizures are not the caus ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Controlled: It is unlikely to be cured but there are multiple effective therapies that can control your symptoms. Your neurologist can help guide you through the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Complicated: we are learning more and more each day about inherited epileptic syndromes. Conditions that lower the seizure threshold run in families. There are man ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
No: Epilepsy is either without known cause or related to an identifiable cause. Unknown cause may present in childhood, be easy to control, and be geneti ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
No: Epilepsy is either without known cause or related to an identifiable cause. Unknown cause may present in childhood, be easy to control, and be geneti ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Brain is complicated: The brain is a very complicated organ. Epilepsy is when a person has repeated seizures over time. There can be many different reasons why someone has ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Pakdaman
11 years experience in General Practice
Surgery for epilepsy: A vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a treatment that has been approved by the FDA for "partial-onset epilepsy" but not for generalized epilepsy. Other ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Meds and diet: There are a handful of medications that work well for generalized seizures. These are generally started one at a time, but sometimes multiple meds ar ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Might help: A 3-D SPECT scan is the poor man's equivalent of a PET, the former illustrating blood vessel flow patterns, and the latter, metabolic patterns. But w ... Read More
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