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How Long Should Epilepsia Partialis Continua Last
Started Dilantin 30 yrs ago after one grand mal and numerous petit mal seizures. Worry about long term effects as i age. Stuck for life?
Absolutely not: You're right to be concerned: Phenytoin can promote osteoporosis through its effect on calcium metabolism. (Not great for the liver, either.) Get completely reevaluated. Either you need to stay on a seizure med or you don't. If you don't, great. If you do, there are newer-generation anticonvulsants with much lower long-term risks. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does nocturnal temporal lobe epilepsy disappear? I have no seizures since 7 years.
The seizures were 40 seconds long. I've always taken carbamazepine.
Can: Most large studies of withdrawing seizure medicines were done at the 2 yr seizure-free mark. Evaluation by a neurologist can help evaluate the risk of tapering off. Eeg and MRI along with the history and exam help determine chances of success. If it's the genetic nocturnal tle, then recurrence would be likely off aeds. ...Read more
I m an epileptic patient .my dose is epival clonatril topiro from childhood till continued what should i do for permanent cure for epilepsy seizures.
Please rephrase: My apologies but I'm not understanding your question. I am a neurologist so would love to help. Please think of another way to come at your quesiton. I'm not even able to really approximate what you're trying to ask. If you're seizures are not adequately responding to multiple medications and your neurologist has tried all possible combos then, perhaps surgery is what you may wish to consider. ...Read more
Days...: Headaches after a concussion can last several days and in more severe concussions, weeks. If you are having headaches after a head injury see your primary care physician.Other diagnoses including bleeds adjacent to the brain and the brain lining( dura) need to be ruled out . Do not delay! ...Read more
Have you any treatment for epilepsy to permanent remove epilepsy? I m n epileptic patient my dose is epival clonatril topiro .continued
Depends: There is no easy answer to your question. It really depends in multiple factors, including the severity of disease, course of treatment, etc. However if your symptoms don't improve or get worse, you should get checked. ...Read more
Too long : The acute symptoms of ramsey hunt should be over within a few weeks. What you have sounds is more a late term consequence. You should follow up with an ENT doctor and have you balance tested and then perhaps get into balance therapy. ...Read more
Variable duration.: Dependent on myriad variables such as severity concussion/contusion, damage to one or more muscles or nerves supplying the muscles that move the eyes or swelling/edema in eye or orbit, or fractures in the bony orbits around the eyes which may restrict normsl eye movements after trauma to the head and orbits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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