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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Change in awareness: By definition, a seizure causes an alteration of consciousness, and most pts have complete amnesia for the spell. However, the convulsion consists of ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
You just do not know: Most seizures are either generalized or complex partial , loose consiousness--when you recover you do not remember, bit your tongue, wet yourself, inj ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience Neurology
Seizure: Yes, in case of simple partial seizure, which is a type of seizure when the patient will have focal twitching of one side of his body, could not contr ... Read More
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Convulsion body fct: Convulsion implies tonic clonic seizures, during which there is loss of consciousness, whole body contracts powerfully all muscles, lung muscles can s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: Seizures are lumped into classes by the type of events that occur during the seizure. If no one has ever witnessed one of your events, it will be hart ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melanie Alarcio
32 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Possibly: Most people with epilepsy live a full and healthy life, and should not spend time worrying about potential epilepsy-related catastrophes. While epilep ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Fainting: Fainting is a rather more likely problem than seizures.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Different: In simple partial, person is responsive---- in complex partial, they are confused, only partially responsive.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Depends: Not sure what you mean by mini-seizure. If you mean an aura, it's one answer. If you mean an absence seizure, it's entirely different.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Abnormal discharges: During a seizure there is abnormal electral activity involing a group of discharging neurons. (brain cells) we might be talking about a small part of ... Read More

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