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Does Quinine Sulfate Treat Seizures
Is seizures at the age of 12 is treatable? What if its always attack all of a sudden for ex. In 1 day it attack 3 pr 4x .
Treatable: Yes, your 12 year old can and should be treated by a neurologist and preferably at a teaching hospital. ...Read more
I have been using hydro quinine 4% for two weeks to treat dark circles. However, the circles appear worse after using the cream . Is this normal?
Maybe: The way that drug works is by inhibiting the cells that create pigment from making melanin. This might take different amounts of time in different people. It can cause a lot of skin irritation and if that does occur you should probably stop using till that irritation calms down. It might appear as a darkening with increased dryness and irritation. ...Read more
My son is taking phenobarbital and clenazipam for seizure control but he is suffering from behavioural change s.A impolsivness hoe can u treat this?
Compound question: Seizures are inherently potentially dangerous as a source of physical injury to self and others (especially if driving). Also seizures beget seizures. The more you have, the more you get. Prolonged or frequent seizures can and do cause permanent brain damage. At least 60% of seizures can be completely controlled medically (note, i didn't say "cure"). ...Read more
STATUS EPILEPTICUS: Status epilepticus is an emergency and can be fatal, generally any seizure lasted more than 20-30 minutes or multiple seizures occurred without returning to normal alertness between those seizures called status. Treatment includes, preserving the breathing may need intubation, seizure medication is needed to stop the status and transfering the patient to intensive care unit always needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If low oxygen levels are causing seizures would the best way to treat them be finding out why oxygen is dropping?
If that is the case?: When you experience a seizure, your oxygen level might dip and your carbon dioxide will also change. Many metabolic changes accompany seizures. I suspect that oxygenation due to seizure activity, not the reverse. You do not list your current anti-seizure meds, but i presume you are taking some medication. Altering your medicines may successfully control the seizures. ...Read more
Self Resolve: Febrile seizure can happen in young children when their temperature rises rapidly. It is usually brief, and generalized (affects the entire body). There's no long term consequences. Febrile seizure that lasts longer than 5 minutes or starts/affects just one part of the body needs medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meds and diet: There are a handful of medications that work well for generalized seizures. These are generally started one at a time, but sometimes multiple meds are required to control seizures. There are also other therapies, including the ketogenic diet, which is a high fat, low carbohydrate and adequate protein diet. There are other dietary therapies such as the modified atkins diet. ...Read more
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