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What are the tests for epilepsia partialis continua?

What are the tests for epilepsia partialis continua?

EEG and imaging: Epilepsia partialis continua (epc) is frequently seen in patients with an anatomical/pathological abnormality at or near the gray-white junction in the brain. An eeg would confirm the clinical diagnosis but MRI (preferably) would be needed to localize the lesion. Treatment of this type of epilepsy is difficult, frequently requiring multiple medications. ...Read more

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Epilepsia Partialis Continua (Definition)

Epilepsia partialis continua is a condition in which a person has partial seizures (seizures are uncontrolled, repetitive body movements; partial ones do not result in a loss of consciousness and only affect a certain area of the body). Unlike other conditions with partial seizures, these last for a significant amount of time, which could be ...Read more


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What is the treatment for epilepsia partialis continua?

Abort the seizures: Typically these are intermittent partial focal seizures during recovery from status epilepticus, but such activity can occur with brain infections and even diffuse brain problems from toxins, poisons, and medication withdrawal. Intravenous anti-epileptic drugs are provided within a hospital setting, and treatment should be aggressive, as there is potential mortality if left alone. ...Read more

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My gf twitches in her sleep but lately seizure-like our doctor says it's epilepsia partialis continua we got phenobarbitone sertraline hcl.Its serios?

My gf twitches in her sleep but lately seizure-like our doctor says it's epilepsia partialis continua we got phenobarbitone sertraline hcl.Its serios?

I have concerns: You may be dealing with a sleep disorder, previously termed "nocturnal myoclonus". Epilepsia partialis continua is usually associated with status epilepticus and is the residual activity after partial control. Am not aware of results of EEG or other studies, and we truly no longer use phenobarbital in USA due to it's problems. Contact us via Concierge Consult, as this needs far greater focus. ...Read more

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How long willtmj last?

How long willtmj last?

Can't tell: The tempomandibular joint can make a person miserable and there's no predicting how long it will last. There are folks who know how to treat this and i'm not one of them; a variety of measures including those that keep you from grinding your teeth at night can help, as can more intensive interventions. Good luck. ...Read more

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Need to last long on sex?

Need to last long on sex?

Sexologist: Visit a sexologist or a clinic specializing in sexual disorders. You will be instructed in techniques to train you to delay ejaculation. ...Read more

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How to last longer in bed?

ED?: perhaps your best option would be a history and physical by your urologist ...Read more

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Sex how to last long at it?

Sex how to last long at it?

Slowly does it: Stop thrusting at earliest hint of oncoming ejaculation/climax & take deep breaths in & out. U can try 2% anesthetic jelly as lubricant on your glans penis. Avoid alcohol. ...Read more

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Long will a b 12 shot last? How

Long will a b 12 shot last? How

Week to 21 days: Depends how low you are but typically a week to 21 days . I give b12 weekly if patient is low find it works best ...Read more

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How long does ic last?

How long does ic last?

IC: Ic is a chronic condition that we can treat but not cure. It is a lifetime condition that at times will go asymptomatic with flares occasionally. ...Read more

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How long does MRSA last?

How long does MRSA last?

Depends: With treatment it should clear up in ten days in a immunocompetent patient. If patient has deep seated infections such as endocarditis, ventilator associated pneumonia or bacteremia, or in a immunocompromised person, it may take weeks before it clears out. ...Read more

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