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I had a seizure yesterday and my ankle locked up and it was twisted to the side and it still hurts. what should I do?
Rest: Sometimes injuries can occur during a seizure and it sounds as if you sustained an injury to your ankle. I would try conservative care with rest, ice, elevation, and compression along with gentle stretching but if there is no improvement in 2-3 days please see your health care provider for further guidance and management. ...Read more
Seizure is also known as Generalized seizures in adults. A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical ...Read more
(Hydrocodoe/Acetaminophine) for 14 days after ankle surgery. sick for 5 days. I wouldn't take it yesterday and had back spasm/seizure like.
These may not relate: We may need to hear your actual question but will try our best. IF you are asking can Hydrocodone cause you to be sick after taking it for 2 weeks, the answer is yes. Is the back spasm and seizure related ? most likely no. That may be a function of altered gait and kinetics. Of course it is possible you are having some withdrawal from the med. So feel free to send us your ? & talk to your surgeon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will hypocalcemia contribute to bilateral prolonged ankle clonus ? Is hypocalcemic pt more vulnerable to seizures during sevoflurane inhalation ?
My mother, 65 with chronic diabetes is experincing seizures near the ankle area that results in her tripping while walking, also shows abnormal gait.
Needs an exam: I don't know what "seizures near the ankle" means? Without the ability to speak with and examine your mother it's not possible from the limited information to give you any meaningful advice. I strongly suggest that your mother see her physician for a careful evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad brain activity: A seizure is an abnormal motor or sensory event that is caused by abnormal electrical discharges of the brain. Usually the brain can inhibit or suppress abnormal activity. However in certain disease states, genetic syndromes, scarring of the brain or acute infection or injury, the brain inhibition is lost and seizure activity will occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Bodily injury is possible if the seizure occurs in certain places or occasions, but single seizures are unlikely to cause major problems. Repeated seizures are different and need immediate evaluation and treatment especially if they occur close together (status epilepticus). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes:: Reasons for seizures include: infections; metabolic disorders; drugs: medications; poisons; disordered blood vessels; bleeding inside the brain; & many yet undiscovered problems most common type of seizure in children is the febrile seizure (when an infection associated with a high fever develops). For 3 out of 4 children, the causes remain unknown. ...Read more
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