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what is the best treatment for Abnormal eeg

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience Neurology
Seizures?: An abnormal eeg suggests seizures. I see that you had an MRI of the brain which can help find any other potential cause. If you have a question about ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doc: If nothing else except your knowledge i would get with your doc to explain diagnosis an reason for meds.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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Many causes: There are many causes of a mildly abnormal eeg from sleepiness (which can look like slowing) to medications, to medical problems causing a confusional ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Although Lamictal is used to treat epilepsy, a condition characterized often by abnormal eeg, it does affect the brain's electrical activity. As such ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Not typically but...: I guess anything's possible. Here are the drugs that usually are mentioned in relationship to EEG alterations: https://treato.com/Abnormal+EEG/?a=s
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Too many causes: The eeg is a measure of the electrical activity of the brain. The brain activity may run rough due to lack of sleep, medications, illness, drugs, bra ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
EEG: Seizures, Encephalopathies, Delirium, Endocrine disorders, Brain death.Dementia, Encephalitis, Substance toxicities or withdrawal states.
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Dr. Andrew Dutka
44 years experience Neurology
EEGs are hard: An abnormal eeg can mean many things. Intermittent changes in eeg, like theta discharges or spikes, can be associated with epileptic seizures or othe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Consult a Neurolgist: If you have an abnormal eeg, it depends on how abnormal it is, and what is your other medical and neurolgic history. Really only a specialist should ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Many possibilities: Eeg is helpful inmany ways. Focal slowing, generalized slowing, focal seizure activity, generalized seizure activity are among the possible reasons an ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes and no: The eeg is a tool to be used by a trained neurologist to help diagnose epilepsy. The eeg alone is of little value. The history and examination are t ... Read More
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