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Can Epilepsy Exist Without A Loss Of Consciousness
Yes: Definitely not normal and need to be evaluated by the er, cardiologists, neurologists or primary care physicians. Noone should experience loss of consciousness. ...Read more
Continuum: Coma is the deepest form of loss of consciousness (loc), in which no responsiveness to the external environment exists. This can be reversible. Technically a concussion with loc means a momentary coma has occurred but the term is rarely used in that circumstance. Simple loc means loss of awareness to some external stimuli with preserved responsiveness to noxious stimuli. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lost consciousness: If you had real loss of consciousness then i hope you are under the care of a physician. If you had more than one episode of sudden loss of consciousness then you need a full work up. Are those caused by seizures, or by a cardiac arrhythmia, aortic stenosis or tias, medication effect, or just fear. Get a neurologist & cardiac evaluation or at least go to your pcp. ...Read more
When someone is knocked unconscious, how long of a delay can there be between the impact and the loss of consciousness?
Usually immediate: Most times loss of consciousness is immediate. A delay of minutes to hours would be a cause for alarm and an immediate visit to the emergency room as an internal bleed in the head would need to be ruled out. Usually someone is knocked out (right away) for seconds to minutes and that in itself warrants and er visit. Any loss of consciousness basically needs to be evaluated in the emergency room. ...Read more
Fell of a push bike last week with a helmet on and had regular headaches since. No loss of consciousness or vision yet. Anything seem wrong?
See the doctor: To make sure you are ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
2nd episode of unexplained loss of consciousness, what could be the causes in a healthy young female? Mri and EEG negative 11 years ago first episode.
Go see your doctor: I'm glad to hear your MRI & eeg were negative 11yrs ago but you need a complete evaluation for this new episode. Any witnesses to your passing out? Could be from low blood pressure due to anemia or dehydration. Could be an abnormal heart rhythm. Could also be seizure of some sort. Go see your doc to get checked out. Not to be rude but speculation online isn't going to do you any good. ...Read more
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