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What is the treatment for epilepsia partialis continua?

What is the treatment for epilepsia partialis continua?

Abort the seizures: Typically these are intermittent partial focal seizures during recovery from status epilepticus, but such activity can occur with brain infections and even diffuse brain problems from toxins, poisons, and medication withdrawal. Intravenous anti-epileptic drugs are provided within a hospital setting, and treatment should be aggressive, as there is potential mortality if left alone. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Epilepsia Partialis Continua (Definition)

Epilepsia partialis continua (r Kozhevnikov's epilepsia) = condition in which focal seizures occur every few seconds ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Epilepsia partialis continua?

Epilepsia partialis: Epilepsia partialis continua (r Kozhevnikov's epilepsia) = condition in which focal seizures occur every few seconds or minutes. See: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Health-Conditions/Epilepsia-Partialis-Continua-EPC.aspx ...Read more

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What are the tests for epilepsia partialis continua?

EEG and imaging: Epilepsia partialis continua (epc) is frequently seen in patients with an anatomical/pathological abnormality at or near the gray-white junction in the brain. An eeg would confirm the clinical diagnosis but MRI (preferably) would be needed to localize the lesion. Treatment of this type of epilepsy is difficult, frequently requiring multiple medications. ...Read more

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My gf twitches in her sleep but lately seizure-like our doctor says it's epilepsia partialis continua we got phenobarbitone sertraline hcl.Its serios?

My gf twitches in her sleep but lately seizure-like our doctor says it's epilepsia partialis continua we got phenobarbitone sertraline hcl.Its serios?

I have concerns: You may be dealing with a sleep disorder, previously termed "nocturnal myoclonus". Epilepsia partialis continua is usually associated with status epilepticus and is the residual activity after partial control. Am not aware of results of EEG or other studies, and we truly no longer use phenobarbital in USA due to it's problems. Contact us via Concierge Consult, as this needs far greater focus. ...Read more

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Best treatment for sea dickmess?

Best treatment  for sea dickmess?

Antihistamines : For sea sickness: dramamine (dimenhydrinate ) is the most commonly used one. Other are Diphenhydramine (benadryl) and meclizine. In order to prevent sea sickness you need to take them before you start feeling sick, preferably before you get on a boat. Meclizine has less of a drowsiness effect, the rest may make you drowsy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for shock?

What is the best treatment for shock?

Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some of the more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bug bits?

What is the best treatment for bug bits?

Prevention: Prevention is key in avoiding bug bites. The treatment is usually based on the type of bug involved and most of the time is symptomatic, ie: itching, pain, etc. Would not suggest any topical or local treatment since this is already an area of inflammation. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for an jock ittch?

What's the best treatment for an jock ittch?

Depends on cause: What you call jock itch could be due to different types of infections, mostly fungal. Rash in the groin may also be due to sexually transmitted infections. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for night emissions?

What is the best treatment for night emissions?

No Rx required: If you don't have a partner and aren't bringing about your own ejaculations on your own during the day, this is going to happen to you. There's nothing unhealthy about it, and in fact it lets your know that you've got the healthy body that a grown man should have. Talk with some other grown men about this side of your life -- maybe even dad. ...Read more

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I have lederhosen disease what is the best treatment?

I have lederhosen disease what is the best treatment?

No clear winner: Ledderhose disease is sometimes referred to as Dupuytren's contracture of the foot. There are multiple treatments suggested, which usually means there is not 1 specific "fix" for the problem. There are newer treatments for Dupuytren's including Xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum). See your orthopedic specialist or podiatrist for eval of your case. http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/6873/ledderhose-disease/resources/ ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for spinning?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for spinning?

Vertigo?!?: If by spinning you mean vertigo there are many treatments and causes. One of the most common causes of "spinning" is positional vertigo. This occurs because small particles inside your inner ear become dislodged and stimulate the balance nerve making you spin. Repositioning exercises like the "epley" maneuver can be immediately helpful. You can google this and print out procedure. ...Read more

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Which home treatment for prostatitisis considered the best?

Which home treatment for prostatitisis considered the best?

Prostatitis: Most of the time acute bacterial prostatitis should be treated with antibiotics. Home therapy to lessen symptoms and hasten recovery are limited. You may try otc Ibuprofen & warm tub soaks. Ironically, frequent ejaculations often can hasten recovery as well. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest foraddisonian crisis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest foraddisonian crisis?

Let help you: Standard therapy involves intravenous injections of glucocorticoids and large volumes of intravenous saline solution with dextrose (glucose), a type of sugar. This treatment usually brings rapid improvement. When the patient can take fluids and medications by mouth, the amount of glucocorticoids is decreased until a maintenance dose is reached. If aldosterone is deficient, maintenance therapy also. ...Read more

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After delivry igot stretsh marks what is the best treatment for it?

After delivry igot stretsh marks what is the best treatment for it?

Fraxel stretch marks: There are no magic creams or treatments for stretch marks. Acute, red stretch marks can be made less visible by the use of v-beam laser. As they mature to a white spread color and texture, the fraxel laser can help improve the marks. It is rare that any treatment, even if done early, can eliminate the stretch marks. Don't use Retin-A if you're nursing or pregnant again in the future. ...Read more

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Best gout treatment?

Best gout treatment?

Depends: There are several really good treatments for gout. If you are in an active flare, and your kidneys are good, and you are not at risk for an ulcer, indomethocin is very effective and inexpensive. Just be sure to take it with food. If you are not immunocompromised in any way Colchicine is another good treatment, and inexpensive too. If you develop diarrhea stop it right away. Prevention is best! ...Read more

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Best treatment for add?

Best treatment for add?

Medicine: I like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as this works well and quickly. ...Read more

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Best treatment for spots?

Best treatment for spots?

Bleaching spots: There are many otc skin bleaching agents with varying effectiveness. See: https://www.Google.Com/search?Q=skin+bleaching+agents&rls=com.Microsoft:en-us&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&startindex=&startpage=1 hydroquinone is a common ingredient in both otc and prescription skin bleaching agents. ...Read more

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Best treatment for anxiety?

Best treatment for anxiety?

No best treatment: There are many ways to treat anxiety including psychotherapy, ssri's, buspirone, benzodiazepines, etc. Sometimes you may have underlying medical problems causing anxiety, which need to be addressed. There is no one best treatment for anxiety that works for everyone. Each patient is unique. One size doesn't fit all. ...Read more

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