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Febrile seizures: These are common in children less than 5 when fever spike all of a sudden--most have no residual, normal developmentally--a small group of children presenting with atypical features like long duration, unilateral, have post ictal paralysis, strong family history continue to have seizures then it is epilepsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
When gong threw kholnopin withdraw when is it most common to have a seizure.. I had to go cold turkey till tommrow.. I took on dose last night at 7/pm and the one before that the night before suppose to take .5 to twice daily.
Can quitting an ssri cold turkey cause you to have seizures after being off the ssri for 7 months?
Yes: Just be sure to check for interactions before taking the otc meds. In general, it should be safe. ...Read more
I have seizures and currently a cold. Do over counter cold meds lower seizure threshold? If not, is there one I can use?
I have a history of seizures. Now I get bouts of pure confusion and the rapid changing feeling of extreme hot and cold. Also severe bone pains?
Partial seizures?: One can have seizures even if you are ostensibly awake - waking seizures. Scarring of the brain due to head injuries, toxins, medications, infections or congenital problems can cause erratic firing yet not a full seizure with tonic-clonic movements. Deja vu, olfactory hallucinations, unusual sensations - rising sensations in stomach, bursts of emotions out of the blue, strangeness, mac/micropsia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was on intermittent 0.5 Xanax (alprazolam) over a few months, in my case is stopping cold turkey dangerous? How long off can I be sure I'm passed seizure risk?
Xanax (alprazolam) withdrawal: Should be fine. You were only on it a short time and was using intermittent. ...Read more
No: Epileptic seizures are due to pathological areas of the brain which electrically discharge inappropriately. Some issues triggering increased seizure risk include missing meds; recreational drugs; suddenly stopping tranquilizers, sedatives, or alcohol; irregular sleep; poor nutrition; low blood sugar; intense stress; infections and many more. But no real relation to ambient temperatures. ...Read more
How much alcohol could a person consume over a period of time that they would have seizures from cold turkey?
Hard to tell...: One would have to consume copious amounts of alcohol to achieve this; or one may actually have epilepsy and the alcohol is simply lowering the seizure threshhold; please get with your physician and explore this; you may even need to see a neurologist to undergo some diagnostic testing figure out what is going on. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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