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Why do people vomit with a tonic clonic seizure

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Toxic effect: A seizure is a reaction of the brain to a toxic condition. If the region of the brain that controls nausea and vomiting are involved, then the seizur... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Not very common: A generalized seizure could result in tongue biting with bleeding and tendency to choke and trigger vomiting. Rare that folks actually choke on tongu... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology 39 years experience
You do not feel: No awareness what so ever, loss of consiousness, jerking, tongue bitting, injury like broken bone, incontinence--it take some time to recover if ther... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes; possible.: Children who have had a single tonic-clonic seizure, the risk that they will have more seizures depends on many factors. Some will outgrow their epile... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology 39 years experience
Seizures vs epilepsy: Tonic clonic seizures is a type of seizures, as opposed to absence or partial seizures caused by a variety of causes including drugs, medications, tra... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology 17 years experience
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
Neurology 58 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology 39 years experience
Scarry: You feel the person may die, or injure himself, but that may not happen if you are a good witness you job is to protect that person from injury.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
It is a type of sz: A tonic clonic seizure is a type of seizure when there are alternating movements of muscle stiffening and contraction on both sides. There are many o... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAOanswered
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Blanket after SZ: Only if the person is in a cold area that would require everyone be covered. Temperature raises after a clonic sz due to contraction such as a long we... Read More

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