A member asked:

Can insect bites cause a seizure in an adult? i got bit by lots of mosquitos one bite on lip swole then had my 1st and only seizure (grand mal)

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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered

Specializes in Neurology

First, are you allergic to the anticoagulant the mosquito employs? Second, was the little bugger carrying a viral infection, such as West Nile? Thirdly, was it a coincidence and your seizure had a different cause? See a neurologist, and uncover answers. Likely you need to be taking an anti-epileptic medication. Also, no driving, activities at heights, using power equipment, etc.

Answered Jun 11, 2017



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