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Could somebody thrashing around on the ground be a seizure? How would you know?

Could somebody thrashing around on the ground be a seizure? How would you know?

Seizure vs. other ca: To differentaite between seizures and other repetitious movemnt of the body, tyr to hold the person if small or aprt of the body that is moving, and if you are able to stop by firmly holding down it is not a seizure, but should see a doctor. ...Read more

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 bro had seizures in which he fell on the ground it was serious now he has pain in his necknd lower back what should we do to get rid of pain?

My bro had seizures  in which he fell on the ground it was serious now he has pain in his necknd lower back what should we do to get rid of pain?

First find out: First find out what is the cause? Did he break a bone? He could have broken a bone during the seizure. It is also important to control his seizures so that he won't hurt himself again. Is he on medication for his seizures? ...Read more

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What could cause a small seizure?

Many things: You would generally want to consult with a neurologist if you think you've had a seizure. Many things can cause seizures or seizure-like events. ...Read more

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What could cause jacksonian seizures?

What could cause jacksonian seizures?

An epileptic focus: Hughlings jackson described how a focus in the brain can start a seizure that can march along the motor strip producing a progression of seizure activity. This became known as the jacksonian march. A focal scar or lesion can set this off usually on the very outer surface of the frontal lobe of the brain. ...Read more

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Could one only have seizures at night times?

Could one only have seizures at night times?

Yes: It is possible to have seizures only during the night. This may be true of frontal lobe epilepsies. Biting the tongue or wetting the bed at night may be indications of seizures at night while asleep. ...Read more

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What could lead to a seizure immediately before death?

What could lead to a seizure immediately before death?

Death: The usual cause of a seizure immediately before death is usually due to hypoxia, as breathing begins to fail. Other causes would include brain infection, hemorrhage or metabolic changes and poisoning. ...Read more

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What could cause you to suddenly start having seizures?

What could cause you to suddenly start having seizures?

Seizures: Seizures can occur due to multiple reasons. In addition there are other things that can look like a seizure but not really be a seizure. Therefore you should get checked by a neurologist to see if you have seizures and if you need to be treated with medicine. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when someone has a seizure?

Brain storm: Certain brain cells have excessive electrical activity. Produces different behavioral effects- unusual tastes, smells, tingling, altered awareness, shaking of arms or legs depending upon which part and how much of the brain is involved. This also results in excessive metabolic needs for the brain. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when someone has a seizure?

Could you tell me what happens when someone has a seizure?

First aide: Care should include having the person down on their side, on the floor and away from furniture with sharp edges. /this prevents accidental fall from furniture. If the jaws are open, sweep the mouth to clear anything that might be aspirated. Put something soft between the teeth. Do not try to wedge the mouth open. Protect the head brom hitting hard objects. After a few minutes call 911. ...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