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Does Facial And Head Trauma Cause Seizure Disorder
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
Grand mal seizure: Seizures can be caused by a lack of sleep, hunger, poor nutrition and stress. It is important to live moderately and closely monitor your seizure medication. Seizures can occur after head injury but epilepsy is uncommon after head injury. Likewise, inherited seizures or epilepsy is very uncommon but is seen in some genetic disorders. ...Read more
Epilepsy from head trauma 13 yr ago, on Depakote 500mg once a day am seizure free.But have a lots of anxiety. Can i take gabapentin for it with depakot?
Eeg normal. Had facial and limb twitching during eeg. History of convulsion after head injury. No history of epilepsy so far. Any ideas of cause?
Severe diahrea for 7 days straight. I have a serious seizure disorder.. No vomiting, no fever.. Severe pressure in the back of my head.?
Can a seizure be caused by trauma from a job related car accident, it's not epilepsy as stated by my neurologist. I've never had seizures before.
With no family history, head injury, fever or drugs what would cause a 16yo to have 2 seizures upon waking.Its been 15 years and not another one since?
Teen onset seizures: Ideopathic seizures frequently occur in adolescence. There are many factors that can contribute, i.e. Sleep deprivation, alcohol or drug ingestion, etc. If a recurrence were to happen, it usually occurs within 2 years. Since it is 15 years, i would not expect any further seizures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it can: Head trauma can cause a host of problems both immediately and long-term. Some injuries are more obvious -- like skull fractures, gunshot wounds, etc. Others, like closed head injuries or concussions, are less obvious but suffering is still present. One needs a good neurologist and neuropsychiatrist to help with such situations. Medications can be tricky, and behavioral management's needed too. ...Read more
What is the cause of my simple partial seizures? They started when i was 23 years old . I had no head trauma. Eeg showed sharp waves in frontal lobe.
Unknown : Since an eeg has been performed, its assumed that an MRI has also been performed and it too is normal. If not family history is present and no cause identified, it can be cryptogenic or idiopathic. That means we either don't know. Specialized imaging studies and genetic testing can be performed but not readily available and cost is a limiting factor. Good luck. Good thing is there is treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A neurological disorder where nerve cells of the brain are injured, epilepsy results in seizures that range from nearly undetectable to extremely vigorous. Epileptic seizures may occasionally result in loss of consciousness and confusion. Causes of epilepsy include genetics, head trauma, prenatal ...Read more
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