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Home Remedies For Convulsion
My fresh grad nephew is newly hired in a grave shift job. yesterday he came from work and had convulsion for the 1st time. cause & treatment please?
Meds and surgery: Workup to confirm seizure disorder, type of seizure, and cause. Treat underlying cause. Treat seizures with anti epileptic medications. These include lamotrigine, oxcarbazepine, and levetiracetam. If two different medications don't control seizures, then consider surgery to remove area of brain which produces seizures. Surgery may have up to an 80% chance of a cure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do seizure medications treat trigeminal sensory pain or just alleviate pain? if they are a treatment, how long do I need to take them?
Trigeminal pain. : Typically, these medications are used to treat the symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia by calming the nerve down and reducing the amount of pain signals generated by the nerve. Patients will typically remain on the medication as long as they have symptoms. You may want to consult a neurosurgeon to discuss potential surgical treatments for trigeminal neuralgia if the medication is not working for you. ...Read more
I was found to have a pituitary adenoma after looking for cause of seizure in Dec. Are these common? Treatment? Mine is 7x9x9m. Have headaches.
Not advised!: With good and effective medication there is no reason to go to unscientific, potentially harmfull treatment choices! ...Read more
Natural treatment for primary generalized seizure disorder? Had one seizure two yrs ago. Now on lamictal 50 b.I.D.
See below: "natural" remedies such as herbs, etc. Have not been proven to manage epilepsy, especially generalize epilepsies as well as medications (those too have their limitations) do. If you have not had a seizure in 2 years, you may speak to your neurologist about options and management options at this point. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At the derm i had 2 laser treatments on my back 3rd treatment they misused the numbing cream which caused me to have a sort of seizure now i'm left with burns what can I put on this to make it go away.
After brain surgery & 3+ yrs seizure free, hubby noticed nocturnal generalized seizures. mri only surgical changes & eeg not abnormal, causes/ treatment options/ was this happening all along & just being noticed b/c now sleep together?
Possible: It could be because there is a partner to witness events as seizures often do occur during sleeping. Also, there are many delayed effects of surgery and a post-surgical seizure disorder can occur up to 5 years out of surgery. EEGs are usually normal. Please consider treatment and discuss with your neurologist. ...Read more
Auras: Some seizures start focally and then generalize, and sounds like yours are similar. If you do have true epilepsy, you need to get this under control asap. See a neurologist and get medications arranged to prevent your convulsions. This could be potentially risky and even life-threatening. ...Read more
Vague: your symptom description is unclear. But start with seeing your Primary physician ...Read more
Yes!!: And make sure they address not only the immediate cause, but change your regimen so it does not recur! ...Read more
Seizures/epilepsy: Gently put child on the ground. Loosen clothing around the neck. Do not try to hold the child down or restrain, this can result in injury. Do not insert any objects in the person's mouth; this can also cause injury. Reassure concerned bystanders and ask them to give the child room. Remove sharp objects (glasses, furniture, etc.) from around to prevent injury. Call 911 if the seizure lasts >5 min. ...Read more
My girlfriend passes out and sometimes has heavy convulsions after sex. It lasts for up to a half hour, off and on for both. Should we be worried?
Post Coital Epilepsy: You do not need to worry unless you do nothing about her condition. You use the plural to describe her seizures so she should see a neurologist to get her properly diagnosed and subsequently treated. Please do not wait for more events as you do not want her brain to "learn" how to have seizures. Good luck and take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son experience before convulsion at the age of two is there any bad effect to a child? We notice there is a little bit changes from him.
When was convulsion?: How old is your son now? When was the convulsion (seizure). Was it with a fever? Was this the only one? These are questions that would need to be answered, in order to give you better advice. You should definitely have him seen by his pediatrician who can answer your questions. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Convulsion a subtype: Most consider a convulsion to be a "grand mal" or generalized tonic clonic seizure (primary or secondary). A convulsion is one type of seizure. Some other seizure types include: focal motor (a limb shaking), focal sensory (limb tingling), focal with altered awareness, or absence (short episodes of altered responsiveness often with eye blinks). There are others. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers