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what to expect after a seizure

A 25-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

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A 40-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 30-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 30-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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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
Unknown: When nerve cell in brain fires electrical discharges abnormally, these discharges affect other nerve cells. Our brain has protective mechanism to avoi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Seizures: Uncontrolled jerks and twitches, loss of consciousness, blank stares...
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Aura: Most common symptom before a seizure is aura, either a funny light, weird sound, sudden change in mood followed by seizure onset.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
A lot: A lot of things increase ur risk for seizures.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Since you asked: This question 3 hours ago i hope you are at the emergency room by now!
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
An epileptic focus: Hughlings jackson described how a focus in the brain can start a seizure that can march along the motor strip producing a progression of seizure activ ... Read More

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