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what is recurring seizures

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: During a seizure, patients sometimes inhale their own stomach contents. This can cause severe pneumonia and lead to death. Uncontrollable seizures can ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recurring seizures: Recurring seizures - repetitive events with abnormal electrical discharge in the brain
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not necessarily: If your seizures are short, less than 2-3 minutes and you recover without needing intervention by a doctor, You do not need to go to the emergency roo ... Read More
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Seizures : It's not always possible to find a cause for seizures. Recurrent seizures would indicate need review of anti seizure medication dosage or need to chan ... Read More
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Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Hydration.: Kids with fevers 'burn off' fluids faster, so it's important to keep them well hydrated anyway; keeping them hydrated may also help with fever managem ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
It's always wise for: your neurologist & psychiatrist to communicate with each other & with you before adding psychotropic meds to your AED. Effexor (venlafaxine) m ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Several: Based upon the age of insert, they would almost certainly be partial insert seizures (aka "localization related"). At least half the time, no clear ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Many reasons: Any type of brain problem may result in a abnormal area which becomes a nidus for seizure activity. Causes include head injury, brain infections, bra ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
No clinical seizure: Pt. Does not show clinical seizure but neurophysiological testing like eeg will show seizure discharges.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Loss of tone: Some complex epileptic have drop attacks=fall to the floor because of loss of muscle tone in legs usually have other seizures like tonic= totally sti ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Only part of brain: At least at onset these seizures affect only part of the brain. Typically one remains awake - unless generalized to the other hemisphere or occasional ... Read More
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