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Memory Loss After Seizure
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
Memory loss: Concussion causes 2 types of amnesia. Retrograde amnesia means a loss if information from the injury back in time. The most likely loss is recently learned info. You may get the info back. A prograde amnesia is amnesia from the injury forward in time. You are not laying down new memory traces at that time. It is unlikely you will regain memory loss from prograde amnesia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Status epilepticus is a life-threatening condition in which seizures are prolonged and affect much of the brain. Someone can be in a coma with se either because of prolonged seizures or because of meds used to stop the seizure. In either case once the seizures stop it can take time to recover. If the seizures are very prolonged damage to the brain can occur. ...Read more
Memory issues after undx. Tle seizures . Better now on lamictal but memory still imperfect. Are seizure related memory issues permanent?
Not always: Seizure related memory difficulties can be a result of the seizures themselves, a side effect of the seizure medications, or an indirect side effect of the medication such as a vitamin deficiency. I would recommend that you have your memory followed sequentially by neuropsychological testing. This would be your best way to gauge your progress, as different treatment modalities are tried. Otherwise unfortunately there is no one answer for your question. It is different for everybody. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
How can memory loss effect and affect memory thoughts or recollection in patients that suffer memory loss from motor vehicle accident?
Had Tonic Clonic seizure 1 week ago. Having loss of memory and brain fog since the seizure. Is this common?
Variable periods: Amnesia can be retrograde ( unable to remember before incident of onset of amnesia) and ante grade meaning not able to remember after incident of onset. Most amnesia is due to a traumatic or severe stressful event and usually lasts a few hours to a few days. Longer periods of amnesia are rare. ...Read more
Do seizures cause memory loss in epileptics? I find after each seizure my memory and attention span are getting worse. I'm only 24!
Seizures and memory: Normally a person's memory function returns to normal after a seizure, although it may take some time. Most seizures last 30-90 seconds. Are your seizures like those? Prolonged seizures that require treatment with intensive care often associate with memory loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the question?: I'd like to help, but am not sure what your question is. ...Read more
Memory loss: Memory loss subsequent to coma can depend upon the reason for the coma. Some patients in a coma were placed in a medically -induced one while others may have had a disease state that caused the coma. Some patients may have sustained brain injury and the type an location of the injured brain can impact the amount of memory loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sorry if left un treated can arachnoid cyst causing seizure vision headache motor function loss memory loss weight loss kill you I've had it for 10yrs?
Qualified NO: Only approximately 5% of arachnoid cysts become symptomatic, and 75% of the symptomatic cysts occur in children, not adults. So your approximate chance of becoming symptomatic is 1% i.e. it's 99% likely that the cyst won't bother you. Depending on the location the cyst could cause seizures or vision problems, etc. However, NO treatment is indicated UNLESS the patient has symptoms. ...Read more
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