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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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Can a seizure be a result of diabetes?

Can a seizure be a result of diabetes?

Yes: In my experience as a pediatrician, diabetics-hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) both can seizure, coma, and even death. Head trauma, illness and fever are other causes of seizures. ...Read more

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Can tinnitus occur as a result of a "whiplash" injury resulting from a car accident?

Can tinnitus occur as a result of a "whiplash" injury resulting from a car accident?

Tinnitus=concussion: Tinnitus (ringing in ears) is one of the 'concussion symptoms'. The others are headache, dizzy, nausea, fatigue, amnesia and confusion. The signs and symptoms of a concussion can be subtle and may not be immediately apparent. Symptoms can last for days, weeks or even longer. Hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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Can hiccups cause a seizure in a epileptic?

Can hiccups cause a seizure in a epileptic?

Could happen: Hiccups have been listed as an unusual aura to commence a seizure, and repetitive hiccoughs could in fact lead to respiratory and swallowing issues which could also provoke a seizure. ...Read more

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Can a concussion cause a cataract?

Can a concussion cause a cataract?

Trauma to eye: Cataracts can be caused by direct eye trauma, steroid medications (orally or topically): these would be the key ways a concussion would cause a cataract. ...Read more

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What can cause a seizure in a baby?

What can cause a seizure in a baby?

Brain electricity: Seizures are caused by abnormal electrical signals in the brain. There can be many different causes of this in a baby. Some are benign, such as a rapidly rising fever. Other causes include a brain abnormality present at birth, bleeding in the brain, or deprivation of oxygen for a period of time. Epilepsy is a primary disorder of abnormal electrical activity. Neurologists specialize in this. ...Read more

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Can someone lose consciousness from a migraine? Is it possible to faint or lose consciousness as a result of a migraine headache? .

Can someone lose consciousness from a migraine? Is it possible to faint or lose consciousness as a result of a migraine headache?

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2 approaches: For those who do have basilar migraine, not unique to have vertigo, and episodic loss of awareness, but not really epilepsy. Since seizures can co=exist, might suspect epilepsy if repetitive episodes of loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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What happens as a result of sleep that causes the coma after a concussion?

What happens as a result of sleep that causes the coma after a concussion?

Sleep is no problem: People lose consciousness as a result of concussion. It is not the apparent sleep, but what is happening to the brain trigging loss of consciousness. The concept of keeping someone awake is to monitor the course of brain injury. If the person falls asleep they can be awakened periodically to monitor their course. If they cannot be aroused, the injury is progressing needing intervention. ...Read more

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Might a traumatic brain injury lead to a loss of a person's sex drive?

Might a traumatic brain injury lead to a loss of a person's sex drive?

Less sex after TBI: Traumatic brain injury (tbi) can effect mood and concentration which in turn can decrease you sex drive. This is thought to be due to injury to the limbic system. Mood changes from tbi are treated by primary care providers, psychiatrists and neurologists. Contact your doctor to see if a referral can be made. ...Read more

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Can a very low temperature, instead of a fever, cause a seizure in a toddler?

Can a very low temperature, instead of a fever, cause a seizure in a toddler?

Unlikely: In moderate hypothermia, child develops slurred speech, clumsy movements, impaired thinking, and lethargy , a picture of intoxication. ...Read more

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Can a mva cause a stroke?

Can a mva cause a stroke?

Yes, indirectly: Uncommonly, the force of deceleration may tear the lining of an artery that supplies blood to the brain, called "dissection". When this happens, it can narrow or occlude the lumen of the artery limiting flow to the brain which can lead to stroke. ...Read more

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Can a trauma to the brain like a Brain Surgery or a severe concussion or whiplash cause OCD ?Obsessive Compulsive Disorder later in life?

Can a trauma to the brain like a Brain Surgery or a severe concussion or whiplash cause OCD ?Obsessive Compulsive Disorder later in life?

OCD: is an attempt to control the uncontrollable in life through repeated thoughts and behaviors. There are a combo of factors and some mystery as to its cause. These include genes and personal history. It is likely that the trauma you have been through contributes to your OCD more than the surgery itself. Please see your doc and then a clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety disorders. ...Read more

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Is it possible for injuries from a seizure (overdose)be seen as a beating severe trauma to the face ,

Is it possible for injuries from a seizure  (overdose)be seen as a beating severe trauma to the face ,

Yes, sometimes: Generalized tonic-clonic convulsions can result in a variety of injuries including biting of tongue and/or cheek, and even fracturing a vertebral body or other bones. If you fell forwards onto your face you could of course cause diffuse local injuries and bruises, even a broken nose. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

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


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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsion = violent, involuntary contraction(s) of the muscles which may occur due ...Read more