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Can a concussion result in a seizure commonly?

Can a concussion result in a seizure commonly?

Yes but rarely: Depends on many factors like location of injury force age of person and underlying or coexisting medical problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)

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 imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more


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My son suffered from a concussion on saturday that resulted in him being knocked and having a seizure episode, his brain is bruised, shld EKG be done?

My son suffered from a concussion on saturday that resulted in him being knocked and having a seizure episode, his brain is bruised, shld EKG be done?

Concussion: If you mean should he have an eeg rather than an ekg it probably isnt necessary unless he has a series of seizures.An MRI might be more revealing. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between concussions and seizures?

Yes.: A concussion is technically a bruise to the brain. Any injury, especially repetitive can cause seizures. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between a concussion and having a seizure?

Yes: It is common for patients to have a seizure immediately following a concussion. This does not usually cause a seizure disorder. After 1 week, the risk of another seizure is almost the same as someone who did not have a seizure. Severe traumatic brain injury can cause long term seizure disorders. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you have a seizure, concussion, etc why can't you remember what happened?

I wanted to know when you have a seizure, concussion, etc why can't you remember what happened?

Suppression of brain: Any episode of altered consciousness, either spontaneous or caused by trauma will result in transient suppression of brain neuronal function, and lack of external awareness of events. Actually memory may be lost prior to and following such an event, anterograde and retrograde amnesia. ...Read more

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I have a 16 year old male friend who got a concussion a few weeks ago. Yesterday he had a seizure while playing a video game. What might this mean?

I have a 16 year old male friend who got a concussion a few weeks ago. Yesterday he had a seizure while playing a video game. What might this mean?

See a doctor: It's possible that the head injury is related to the seizure, especially if this was your friend's first seizure. This warrants an evauation right away. ...Read more

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My father suffered a sever concussion and hasn't healed. He started having seizures i guess but he is aware of everything are they seizures or what?

Types of seizures: There are a couple types of seizures that could be like this. A head injury lead to seizures, and some seizures do not require loss of awareness. Normally these cause tingling or shaking on one side of the body. They are called partial seizures. There is also something called a nonepileptic seizure that does not interfere with awareness. ...Read more

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Passed out, Hit head& had 5 sec seizure. Minor concussion after. 3 months later my head pounds while/after physically exerting myself. What shouldido?

Passed out, Hit head& had 5 sec seizure. Minor concussion after. 3 months later my head pounds while/after physically exerting myself. What shouldido?

Testing is needed: This is not just a concussion, since you passed out first. This history is important. Some of the conditions that cause loss of consciousness can cause exercise intolerance. Namely, blood vessel problems or heart problems would be evaluated for here. Perhaps this has been done? Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Had a concussion 4nonths ago.Mild,no LOC.What are the chances of getting epilepsy and seizures because of it?In what time frame do they start usually?

Concussion prognosis: It is not likely that a mild concussion will result in seizures or epilepsy. Most seizures that occur after a head injury require a severe injury and they occur soon after. Sometimes very severe injuries seem to cause seizures up to years later. In your case, it is unlikely that the concussion will cause seizures. ...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


Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

Concussion is an injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more