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is clonus a symptom of seizure disorder

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Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Need more info: Epilepsy is the clinical condition of a risk for seizures. A single seizure event may occur due to a cause that can resolve. Recurrent seizures with ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not enough info: Not enough information to be helpful. Please be more specific

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Absence seizures can: Impact a child' s attention, behavior ; learning, even when controlled on medication. Request a " section 504" at school for any needed accommodations ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Very variable: It may be from an episode of loosing awareness without "passing out" to full blown seizures involving one or more limbs. It depends on the region of t ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Diff. kinds seizures: Diagnosis is on a clinical basis by exclusion. General seizures involve a wide area of the brain in a symmetric pattern while focal ones are in one a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Yes.: This is important for monitiring the development of a possible underlying cause and to be sure your meds are at the right dosage and not causing side ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Smells: the most common reason would be a sinus infection. Not a sign of impending seizure.Check with an ENT expert.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Gold
46 years experience Neurology
Recurring seizures: Seizure 'disorder' - tendency to have unprovoked recurrent seizures, often, not exclusively, convulsions. It is disordered neuronal activity in the br ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
16 years experience Neurology
Seizure: Yes. It's possible.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
30 years experience Neurology
Not directly: If it helps your sleep that could help reduce your tendency to have seizures. It is an indirect effect. Lack of sleep makes it easier to have seizures ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Two ways it can effect your baby; prolonged, untreated siezure could deprive the baby of oxygen. Treatment for seizures varies and some drugs are mor ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Berg
42 years experience Neurosurgery
Get to a Neurologist: An EEG can confirm this or rule it out potentially if your having symptoms while being monitored.

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