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How long should my concussion syndromes last?

How long should my concussion syndromes last?

Days or longer: Concussion symptoms will usually last a few weeks. However, for some, they may last for months to as long as a year. ...Read more

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Epilepsia Partialis Continua (Definition)

Epilepsia partialis continua (r Kozhevnikov's epilepsia) = condition in which focal seizures occur every few seconds ...Read more


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How long does post-hepatic neuralgia last for?

How long does post-hepatic neuralgia last for?

Phn: Unfortunately this is one of the most difficult chronic pain syndromes I treat. U should have a chronic pain specialist treating the difficult pain to have ur quality of life be the best it can be. It could not disappear for years:((( ...Read more

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How long does a febrile seizure last?

How long does a febrile seizure last?

Febrile seizure: A febrile seizure normally lasts 5 minutes or less. It occurs in children who have a high temperature. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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How long will the after-effects of a grand mal seizure last?

How long will the after-effects of a grand mal seizure last?

Varies: Recovery from a grand mal seizures (post-ictal time) can vvary from minutes to hours or even longer. Grand mal seizures tend to be associated witha longer recovery period that often involves falling asleep for an extended period, sometimes 1 or more hours. ...Read more

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Does nocturnal temporal lobe epilepsy disappear? I have no seizures since 7 years. The seizures were 40 seconds long. I've always taken carbamazepine.

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

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Post concussion syndrome. How long should it last?

Post concussion syndrome. How long should it last?

3-6 months: Most cases should resolve over 3-6 months. This can be variable. ...Read more

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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.

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

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How long do headaches after concussions last?

How long do headaches after concussions last?

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

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How long will neuroleptic induced akathisia last for?

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How long will neuroleptic induced akathisia last for?

Akathisia: Short lasting once drug stopped or neutralized by cogentin-artane, or switch to less akathisia provoking meds. ...Read more

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How long do febrile convulsions usually last for ?

How long do febrile convulsions usually last for ?

Usually < 5 min: They usually last only for a few seconds and almost always last less than 15 minutes. ...Read more

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How long does pulsatile tinnitus last after bells palsy?

How long does pulsatile tinnitus last after bells palsy?

Not related: Pulsation tinnitus is not a feature of bells palsy which only refers to facial paralysis or weakness. Pulsatile tinnitus can have many causes. You should have a complete evaluation by an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Have you any treatment for epilepsy to permanent remove epilepsy? I m n epileptic patient my dose is epival clonatril topiro .continued

Have you any treatment for epilepsy to permanent remove epilepsy? I m n epileptic patient my dose is epival clonatril topiro .continued

Curing is difficult: But controlling epilepsy nowadays is much easier and more likely than it was several years ago. We have many different agents and medications that are very good. You need to find a good neurologist or Apple apologist to help you. ...Read more

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How long will the after effects of a grand mal seizure last if low drug level?

Grand Mal Seizure: Grand mal seizure if not prolonged i.e. Less than 60 seconds will not have any long term sequelae. Status epilepticus (seizures that last greater than 5 minutes) are associated with greater morbidity, and by extension... Mortality. ...Read more

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How long do the headaches from imdur last?

How long do the headaches from imdur last?

Half to one hour: Once the effect of nitroglycerine wears off- usually quickly. Within half an hour. ...Read more

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How long does photophobia last after encephalitis?

How long does photophobia last after encephalitis?

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

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How long should symptoms last (loss of balance) in ramsay hunt syndrome? It's been 7 months

How long should symptoms last (loss of balance) in ramsay hunt syndrome?  It's been 7 months

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

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How long can double vision last for after concussion?

How long can double vision last for after concussion?

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 more

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How long do a normal headaches last?

How long do a normal headaches last?

Varies: A tension type headache, whiich is the most common type of headache, may last several hours if you do not take medication whereas a migraine headache is typically 4-72 hours with out medication. ...Read more