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Doctor insights on: Seizures With Abnormal Sensory Experiences

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Does having sensory processing disorder make you more prone to seizures?

Does having sensory processing disorder make you more prone to seizures?

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

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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more


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What is an atypical absence seizure?

What is an atypical absence seizure?

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

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Is it unusual to have seizures with lupus?

Is it unusual to have seizures with lupus?

Not really: Seizures are one of the diagnostic criteria for lupus and can sometimes be the initial symptom of lupus. However, they are not that common in lupus patients. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Do not stop: If you had an abnormal eeg, you will be a high risk of having another clinical seizure event. They may or may not be abnormal eeg findings to this day. The goal of the medication is to prevent another clinical seizure attack. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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Do seizure medications treat trigeminal sensory pain or just alleviate pain? if they are a treatment, how long do I need to take them?

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

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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?

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 more

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Kid, 8, had a eeg, they noticed seizure activity as well as other abnormal electrical activity which they dont know what it is. What could it be?

Kid, 8, had a eeg, they noticed seizure activity as well as other abnormal electrical activity which they dont know what it is. What could it be?

See below: Unable to answer question based upon information provided. You could schedule Concierge visit, provide the EEG materials and we could assess the problem with you. We have superlative Pediatric Neurologists who can assist. ...Read more

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Hi,I have petit mal.does atypical absences seizures causes learning difficulties.

Yes: Having frequent absence seizures can interfere with being aware of what is being taught and interfere with learning ...Read more

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