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what can happen after a seizure

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Depends: Bodily injury is possible if the seizure occurs in certain places or occasions, but single seizures are unlikely to cause major problems. Repeated sei ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Postictal: Immediately after, some patients have a period of confusion lasting several minutes, and later fogginess, exhaustion, trouble concentrating. Rarely, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience Neurology
Seizure: There is an electro-chemical discharge in one or more regions of the brain that render part or the whole brain incapable of functioning for a short ti ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: Seizures can happen as a response to a stimulus or randomly.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Sz medication: If you use someone else's medications, you may have side effects of those medications. If you have epilepsy and you use someone else's seizure medica ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
33 years experience Neurology
Brain storm: Certain brain cells have excessive electrical activity. Produces different behavioral effects- unusual tastes, smells, tingling, altered awareness, sh ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
First aide: Care should include having the person down on their side, on the floor and away from furniture with sharp edges. /this prevents accidental fall from ... Read More
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Aura: Aura is a perceptual disturbance showing as perception of strange light or unpleasant smell or confusing thoughts or experiences. Can be confused with ... Read More
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Dr. A V answered
17 years experience Neurology
Seizures: A seizure occurs when the brain becomes overstimulated by "electrical" activity from within the brain itself, either in whole or in part. If the whole ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
You may not.: Postictal state is the abnormal condition between after a seizure and before returning to your baseline condition. Impairments may still be present d ... Read More

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