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My baby had convulsions on the 3rd day and 20th day.EEG and ultrasound were clean.Now takes 2*0.5ml keppra (levetiracetam) and1/2 phenobarbital.Any long term damage?
Control seizures 1st: The most important thing is controlling the seizures right now because if uncontrolled the side-effects are much worse. It is normal to feel the way you feel and I truly feel bad that your baby has seizures. Your doctor will monitor your child closely and I am sure he is just as concerned. ...Read more
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
My baby had convulsions on the 3rd day and 20th day.EEG and ultrasound were clean.Now takes 0.5ml keppra (levetiracetam) and1/2 phenobarbital.What is the reason?
Chronic epigastric pain. EEG = ulcers, colonoscopy = polyps(removed), ultrasound clear, barium swallow&small bowel normal. Still awful pain! What now?
Tests brain activity: A noninvasive, painless exam where electrodes are placed on scalp and electrical activity is recorded via computer. Patient usually sits in a chair, or lays on a stretcher. Indications include seizures and other causes of brain dysfunction. May be used to both diagnose and monitor a seizure disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Eeg can show presence of seizure brain wave activity.These seizure brain activity can be caused by different conditions such as metabolic abnormality, lack of blood supply to brain cells, medication, epilepsy, brain tumor related, etc. It analyzes the brain "function" not the anatomy thus it can't detect brain tumor specifically. Mri needs to be done to detect brain tumors. Discuss with your md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Captures brain waves: Scalp electrodes are placed on designated brain areas. They are connected to amplifiers and to computers, which records brain electrical activity, for a minimum of 20 minutes. Information is filtered and displayed on a computer screen. It is interpreted by a neurologist. Different brain waves may be abnormal or normal. Eeg may be used to detect seizures, or other non-seizure abnormalities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brain activity: Eeg is a test of physiological function, and records brain electical activity (like electrocardiogram for heart). It is used to check for seizure activity, to evaluate various headache issues, to check patients with memory loss, evaluated folks with brain infections, and also confirm brain death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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