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Can Random Inappropriate Fits Of Laughter Be A Partial Seizure
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
I think my son had a partial seizure. He has asd should I wait for his neuro appt on 2/23 or have er eval him now? He fit signs for complex partial
Mgt: I would advise taking him to the hospital for evaluation. They can call a Neurologist to see him. Ensure that he is breathing comfortably . ...Read more
See below: Complex partial seizures affect a larger area of the brain than simple partial seizures. It affects consciousness-person can't interact or control movements, speech or actions; doesn't know what their doing; can't remember afterwards what happened during the seizure. Often take place in the temporal lobes-bilat. Cereb.Hemispheres sometimes referred to as temporal lobe epilepsy/psychomotor epilepsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it is possible: Although not a rosy answer but yes it is possible. It is an unfortunate complication of a not properly managed or treated complex partial seizure. If you having seizures, it is recommended that you consult your neurologist for close evaluation and management. Please view this link from the epilepsy foundation: http://epilepsy.Com/learn/types-seizures/complex-partial-seizures. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Unlikely, but: If the seizure were to be untreated, generalize, and result in a series of uncontrolled convulsions, this could be life-threatening. Also, lack of therapy could lead to nitetime events, causing sudep, a risky situation. Thus, all seizure disorders should be treated with medication to be safe. ...Read more
Yes: Medications are available to control this condition. You should make sure to identify the cause. ...Read more
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