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Does Memory Loss After Waking Up From Seizure Come Back
Unlikely: In general, in the immediate time period after a generalized seizure (the post-ictal period), memory registration is impaired and new memories cannot be properly formed. It is not likely that events which occur in the post-ictal period will be recalled. ...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
Im 30 now and have not a seizure since I was a teen and only had 2 with 3 days of eachother everyone tells me they will come back worse i?
By now, doubtful.: Though not often discussed, some seizures are classified as "benign" or not serious in nature. Without having any other medical information about your teenage events, this can not be for certain--however, the age is about right, and the relatively long length of time since your teenage seizures does suggest that your risk for seizures now is very slim, if any. Benign rolandic seizures: google it. ...Read more
After sudden 1st seizure, is it possible to get another seizure after your EEG and brain scan come back clean?
My other symptoms? Confusion, delirium, seizures, migraines, memory loss, chronic fatigue almost lethargic. Blackouts. they have steadily progressed over the last month. Neurologist sending me back to pcp for other testing... could this be Encephalitis?
Not related: Both in my practice, and reading the research, i cannot recall ever learning about any connection between masturbation and memory loss. It would be helpful if you could explain who specifically suggested to you that there is a connection, how old you are, and any other relevant information. Perhaps many others have similar concerns but don't ask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Memory loss: The brain is one of our most resilient organs. Yes, you could experience improvement. My advice is that you have periodic check us with a neurologist. ...Read more
Might it be possible that a a seizure cause short/long term memory loss before you have a seizure?
What is a dissociative seizure? Is this related to anxiety so high it causes a seizure?? Is memory loss assiciated with this?
Dx of exclusion: Hi David, dissociative seizures are non-epileptic and can be caused by a number of factors (extreme anxiety being one possibility); they require careful evaluation to determine etiology and treatment. Amnesia is possible, but if the seizures are truly psychogenic, the loss is not due to nervous system damage, and should respond to appropriate treatment. Hope this is helpful. Take good care. ...Read more
Seizure and memory: This is not normal, but it is possible. The longer the seizure lasts, the more likely memory loss will be prolonged. It is also important to consider the cause and origin of the seizure. It is most common for the memory to be impaired for about 10-30 minutes after a seizure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do doctors tell the difference between migraines and simple partial seizures (seizures without memory loss)?
Simple partial: seizures are defined by lack of alteration of consciousness not by the absence of memory loss and they run the gamut. Migraine is an event triggered by activation of the trigeminal vascular system. There may or may not be a component of cephalgia. Now that I've given you some tasty tidbits of information we can talk about the overlap between migraine and seizures. Its a lengthy discussion. ...Read more
My baby has lissencephaly. Could his seizures be causing memory loss? He seems like he's forgotten how to cry. Instead he makes noises but not crying.
Do seizures cause memory loss in epileptics? I find after each seizure my memory and attention span are getting worse. I'm only 24!
Seizures and memory: Normally a person's memory function returns to normal after a seizure, although it may take some time. Most seizures last 30-90 seconds. Are your seizures like those? Prolonged seizures that require treatment with intensive care often associate with memory loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which paraneoplastic autoantibodies are commonly found with: memory loss, dysesthesias, fatigue, dysautonomia, no hunger, but no seizures?
Complex question: Hu-ab (anna1-ab**) sensory neuronopathy encephalomyelitis chronic gastrointestinal pseudoobstruction cerebellar ataxia limbic encephalitis sclc yo-ab (pca1-ab**) subacute cerebellar ataxia ovary, breast, uterus cv2-ab (crmp5-ab**) cerebellar ataxia sensory-motor neuropathy uveitis, retinopathy encephalomyelitis sclc, thymoma ri-ab (anna2-ab**) opsomyoclonus cerebellar ataxia breast, sclc amphiphys. ...Read more
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