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what is intractable seizure

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Treatment resistant: Refractory seizures are those which have failed to respond to normal medications for seizures. Sometimes surgical interventions are tried along with ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not exactly: The dose is adjusted to appropriate level to help control the arrhythmias, anesthesia etc. Too high doses can cause seizures
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
FLEXIBLE DEFINITION: In fact, full control is the goal, but "refractory" could imply just a few seizures monthly. Whenever using epilepsy medication, need to dose to maxi ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Seizures: This sounds like meningitis and encephalitis from an infection. Sometimes there are clues in the complete blood count. Bacterial infections typically ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not a seizure: I am not sure what you mean by "seizure-like feeling"? What you describe is unlikely to be a "seizure, " especially with a negative eeg. My best advi ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
See a neurologist: Seizure is a possible complication after strokes. He will need to see a neurologist for further management.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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I have never checked: A BP during a seizure, but i assume pressure would go up?- do seizures cause hpt -no!
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires examination: to include your medical history, social history, family history and review of systems plus blood and urine testing. You cannot obtain any Tx on this s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Possible causes: Many things can cause a seizure for a 16 year old (alcohol, prescription medicine, head injury) but the most common is a condition called juvenile myo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Rarely: There is a rare but very specific type of epilepsy that is photo sensitive. In some just the flashing of light at a specific frequency can cause a se ... Read More

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