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What are silent seizures?

What are silent seizures?

No clinical seizure: Pt. Does not show clinical seizure but neurophysiological testing like eeg will show seizure discharges. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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 are symptoms of seizures?

What are symptoms of seizures?

Multiple: The symptoms depend upon the location of the seizure within the brain. These may include- unusual tastes/odors; rising sensation from the stomach; other abnormal sensory perceptions, loss of awareness, shaking or tingling or an arm or leg, or even brief body jerks. ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of seizure?

What's the symptoms of seizure?

Many: There are many types of seizures. Some consist of becoming unresponsive, some will have stiffening and/or shaking of one side of your body or your entire body. The list goes on... But the bottom line is that if you think that you or a family member had a seizure, then get checked. Undiagnosed and untreated seizures can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of seizures?

What are the symptoms of seizures?

Aura: Most common symptom before a seizure is aura, either a funny light, weird sound, sudden change in mood followed by seizure onset. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a man with seizures?

What are the symptoms of a man with seizures?

Ask your doctor: Episodic events of the brain can be in any of many forms. They can be motor - generalized and localized, sensory - tingling or numbness or auditory or visual illusions, gastric - episodic nausea or vomiting or rising sensation, emotional - fear, laughter, excitement. If you experience these often you must discuss with your doctor and consider neurology consultation. ...Read more

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What are other symptoms of seizure besides the fit?

Ask your doctor: Episodic events of the brain can be in any of many forms. They can be motor - generalized and localized, sensory - tingling or numbness or auditory or visual illusions, gastric - episodic nausea or vomiting or rising sensation, emotional - fear, laughter, excitement. If you experience these often you must discuss with your doctor and consider neurology consultation. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my child is having a silent seizure?

How can I tell if my child is having a silent seizure?

Have an EEG: The eeg will show abnormalities in the brain waves and show if your child is having a silent seizure. ...Read more

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List of symptoms of and effects from seizures, please?

Ask your doctor: Episodic events of the brain can be in any of many forms. They can be motor - generalized and localized, sensory - tingling or numbness or auditory or visual illusions, gastric - episodic nausea or vomiting or rising sensation, emotional - fear, laughter, excitement. If you experience these often you must discuss with your doctor and consider neurology consultation. ...Read more

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How will i know if it is seizure that was happening to me?Are there any symptoms before a seizure occur?

How will i know if it is seizure that was happening to me?Are there any symptoms before a seizure occur?

Perhaps: If a seizure starts focally you may experience an aura, such as fear, deja vu, focal weakness or numbness, mind-body dissociation, spaciness, confusion, visual or auditory hallucinations, but typically these are short in duration, mainly several seconds to maybe 1-2 minutes. Ambulatory eeg may help pinpoint. ...Read more

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How long do the symptoms of a seizure typically last? I had one a week ago and I still don't feel right.

Seizures: Typically seizures may be followed by postictal drowsiness lasting up to an hour or more but unless you sustained some injury you normally don't have residual effects for days. Your neurologist, who knows your case, is best qualified to answer your question as well as evaluate any lingering symptoms and have your tegretol level checked. ...Read more