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WHAT QUESTIONS TO ASK FIRST TIME NEOROLOGIST FOR SIEZURE

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Morgan Stuart
10 years experience Neurosurgery
See a neurologist : A neurologist can perform an initial evaluation and work up for the various causes of seizures, not all of which require surgical intervention. A neu ... Read More
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Dr. Sarah Blake
20 years experience Pain Management
Neurologist: You need to be evaluated for seizures versus other causes of loss of consciousness. They may decide to order an MRI of the brain and an eeg. You proba ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Well: The prob is that since you are an adult you are possibly driving. I would say yes see a neurologist to be safe.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : Over time they freq become less severe, but your recent experience should prompt you to reestablish a relationship with your neurologist.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Careful: A seizure should make you sleep well without need for medicine. I assume you are prone to seizures and are being treated in an on-going manner. If n ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Prob ok: Ambien (zolpidem) was probably not the cause of the seizure, and if you do not use a lot of it, it should not affect their plan for finding the cause ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
19 years experience Pediatrics
Frustrating!!!: Did the seizure cause the accident or did the accident cause the seizure? Unfortunately it is impossible to tell with complete certainty. Although you ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
More of less?: You'll need to work with someone in your country but sounds like you are on low doses of three drugs. Overall care might be better and more effective ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Riaz ahmed Ballim
Specializes in
Seizures: Blood tests history taking compliance and people around the patient EEG as well
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Varies by state: Every state is different in terms of how long the restriction lasts, as well as if the physician is obliged to report the seizure to the dmv. If you h ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
58 years experience Neurology
Different from S to: The seizure-free period required varies from state to state. For example if you are in texas is 6 months. Find out which the requirement in your state ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
16 years experience Neurology
Yes you can have: More than one type of seizure. Please do what you can to be seen by your neurologist if symptoms are not well controlled.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Ask your MD: We are entering an era of primary care being in charge. You need a primary doctor who will evaluate you fully and decide whether further evaluation i ... Read More
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