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Seizures With Abnormal Sensory Experiences
No.: Sensory integration/processing disorder does not make a child more prone to seizures. However, this should be discussed with your child's doctor. Is your child actually having seizures? If so, there could be a neurologic condition causing the seizures and causing other processing problems. ...Read more
See below:: Generalized seizures, indicating bihemispheric initial involvement both clinically and with eeg. Characteristics: -less abrupt onset or cessation than typical absence seizures -more pronounced changes in tone -longer duration -age of onset before 5 years -association with other generalized seizure types and mental retardation. ...Read more
My EEG was abnormal 2 years ago. Will it still be abnormal just now taking seizure med for 2 weeks. Was on meds 2 years ago but stopped. Continuenow.
I have fainted easily since i was young. The last time i passed out i passed urine. Was this a seizure? My EEG was abnormal.
Need More Info: Emptying your bladder during loss of consciousness does not mean that you had a seizure. It just means that your bladder was full. I need to know whether your eeg was suspicious for a seizure, being abnormal does not always mean that it is indicative of a seizure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do seizure medications treat trigeminal sensory pain or just alleviate pain? if they are a treatment, how long do I need to take them?
Trigeminal pain. : Typically, these medications are used to treat the symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia by calming the nerve down and reducing the amount of pain signals generated by the nerve. Patients will typically remain on the medication as long as they have symptoms. You may want to consult a neurosurgeon to discuss potential surgical treatments for trigeminal neuralgia if the medication is not working for you. ...Read more
Why would an EEG show abnormal sharp spikes with strange behavior but not read like a seizure? We suspected seizures, what else could it be?
Need correlation: First, contact the reader of the EEG and inquire as to the significance of the "sharp waves". Second, ask your neurologist what might be causing the "seizure activity". Third, if there is suspicion of epilepsy, your best comprehensive approach is a 3 day ambulatory study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer