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Diabetic Seizure Symptoms
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
If the cause disappe: The degree of recovery is largely dependent on the underlying cause of the disease. Complete resolution of symptoms may not be seen in individuals with severe disease. Chronic diabetes insipidus, although inconvenient, is not usually a dire medical condition. When properly treated, diabetes insipidus itself does not reduce life expectancy. The prognosis, therefore, depends on the underlying diseas. ...Read more
How to know the difference,aura migraine and aura seizure?Get no headache.Dizzy,blind,confused,hot,speech prob,heart palput.dad had grand mal seizure.
Many causes: Hi. Neuropathy is damage to nerve function by metabolic factors, toxins, injuries, etc. Specific types of nerve fibers can be afflicted. In my field, diabetes is a very common cause of neuropathy. Some chemotherapy drugs cause neuropathy. Nutritional deficiencies can cause neuropathy (vitamin B12 deficiency is a classic). So yes, a non-diabetic can have neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy symptoms to worsen after your first grand mal seizure?
Symptoms of MS: Symptoms of MS vary a lot from person to person. They may be a loss of function for 24 hours or longer. This could affect vision in one eye, sensation to touch on one side of the body, weakness, clumsiness, trouble walking, or double vision. These are symptoms of MS attacks or relapses. This is the most common kind of symptom for people with MS. Many people with MS have fatigue also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
hypoglycemia is a situation in which the blood sugar drops to a suboptimal level to sustain metabolism. The brain is one of the organs whose function solely depends on blood sugar. Hence you will be disoriented confused or hallucinate with hypoglycemia. The body has an inbuilt mechanism to combat this in a health individual.
Set-up a consult to find out why you have hypoglycemia. ...Read more
DKA for short: Dka is potentially life threatening complication in patients with diabetes mellitus.It results from shortage of insulin.In response, the body burns fatty acid and produce acidic ketone bodies that cause most symptoms and complications-vomiting, dehydration, deep gasping breathing, confusion, coma.Dka is a medical emergency, without treatment it can lead to death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can cause severe thirst (7-10 liters per day) other than diabetes insipidus without diabetes mellitus (normal blood sugar)?
Polydipsia ? etiolog: Psycogenic polydpsia can cause this but other physiologic causes must be ruled out by basic chemistries. You should see your PCP for blood work. ...Read more
46 year-old with Graves disease and gluten hypersensitivity, had 30 min of L hemicranial aura-type symptoms and L visual disturbance. Migraine....?
Likely migraine aura, but...: Great textbook description of a classical migraine aura, and indeed in the end, this is most likely the answer. However, in view of first episode, in context of a complicated medical history, I would recommend excluding vascular insufficiency from a different ischemic mechanism. To clarify issues, might have a good ophthalmological exam, do a carotid duplex study, and even consider MRI films of brain. Some blood studies to reassure include sed rate, CRP, fibrinogen, homocysteine, and maybe HgbA1-C and lipids. Statistically, would expect much of above to be negative. If this ever occurs again, can abort process by hyperventilating into a small paper or plastic bag for about 3-4 minutes, but could bring on a nasty headache. Hopefully, my comments will be of relevance. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers