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What to do if I have convulsions not loosing consciousness?

What to do if I have convulsions not loosing consciousness?

Not sure what the: cause of your symptoms is - but have it medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsions are rhythmic contractions of all muscles in the body, which create a violent rhythmic motion. A common type of convulsion is ...Read more


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What do you advise if I have chest convulsions/spasms?

What do you advise if I have chest convulsions/spasms?

Vague: your symptom description is unclear. But start with seeing your Primary physician ...Read more

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Convulsion, is it dangerous?

Convulsion, is it dangerous?

Not necessarily: A seizure is an abnormal spread of electrical activity in the brain. It can cause a lapse in consciousness & loss of muscle control, which exposes folks to danger in high risk situations. Seizures can also cause brain injury and sudden death when uncontrolled. Seeing a doctor to determine the cause and how best to control the convulsion/seizure is of utmost importance. ...Read more

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Is a convulsion always from a seizure?

Is a convulsion always from a seizure?

Interchangeable: The terms convulsion ; seizure can be used interchangeably. A convulsion that involves the whole body (sometimes called a “generalized tonic-clonic” or “grand mal” seizure) is the most dramatic type of seizure, causing rapid, violent movements and occasionally loss of consciousness. These sometimes can start with focal (1 side of body) and progress to generalized (both sides). ...Read more

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Why did my son have feberal convulsion?

Febrile seizures...: ...Are extremely common (about 1 in 20 children will have at least one) and totally benign. They are probably similar to a super-shiver - body's way of raising temperature quickly. ...Read more

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Does atropine overdose cause convulsions ?

Does atropine overdose cause convulsions ?

Atropine OD: It's hard to guess the circumstances surrounding this question, but if you suspect Atropine overdose in someone, get immediate medical help as it can be life threatening. That said, Atropine overdose can cause seizures as well as the anticholinergic toxidrome of delirium, hallucinations, fever, flushing, blurred vision, constipation, inability to pee, and sometimes coma. ...Read more

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Do people ever get a seizure without convulsions?

Yes: There are quite a number of seizure types, and many of them do not cause convulsions. If you are concerned that you may be having seizures, make an appointment with your doctor and discuss whether you should see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Do people ever get a seizure without convulsions?

Do people ever get a seizure without convulsions?

Seizures: Yes, there are many types of seizures and not all have convulsions as part of their presentation. It depends on the part of the brain which the seizures is affectinf. Absence seizures, sensory seizures, visual seizures, etc, don't have convulsions in association, unless it spreads to other parts of the brain. ...Read more

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