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Mesial Temporal Sclerosis
Sir my friend suffering from mesial temporal sclerosis he is on oxidal tablet since 3yrs i want to ask that is it a complete curble diseas?
What happens if someone with mesial temporal sclerosis (mts) does not want anterior temporal lobectomy?
Depends...: If you're seizure-free, surgery is generally not indicated anyway. If not seizure-free, sometimes different needs can be more effective...though MTS does tend to lead to intractable epilepsy. Another option might be a vagal nerve stimulator. You need to discuss all options with your epileptologist carefully. IMO, risks of ATL are overblown. Biggest "risk" in my book: not 100% become seizure-free. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What happens if you suffer from mesial temporal sclerosis and complex partial seizures,can you haev a normal life?
No: Mesial temporal sclerosis is NOT a disease, but rather an anatomical asymmetry in the brain due to focal scarring and injury to one temporal lobe. This may promote a variety of epilepsies, which could be difficult to control, but if treated, this should not shorten your life. If untreated, there is risk of nocturnal SUDEP, which could be deadly, but that is indirect, not primary. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with pmr & temporal arterits 10 days ago, steroids aren't working? Could it possibly something else, like multiple sclerosis?
Confidence?: How do you know that your steroids are not working? This can take several weeks for full beneficial outcome. Why are you questioning your doctor's diagnoses? Why consider a disorder like MS which has absolutely nothing in common with your disorders mentioned? Have you taken the time to sit down with your doctor and discuss your concerns and doubts? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do all avms in the temporal lobe need to be treated if a symptomatic but have history of arteriale sclorosis in heart?
Need chronically: Some advice, there are pills available, but where you live, might be tough to get. Nonetheless, do not miss your injections, and add Vitamin D-3 about 5000-10000 units per day. We do not have a clear idea when to stop the MS meds, and in those older patients who I have stopped, a few have had relapses. Stay tuned, drugs to be used differently are on the horizon. (even Lemtrada) ...Read more