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Trance Like Seizure Lupus
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
Not common: "non-epileptic seizures" can also be referred to as pseudoseizures, psychogenic, or cryptogenic seizures. They are not due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain, like epileptic seizures are. Pseudoseizures are commonly related to other neurologic or psychiatric problems, including mood disorders. These problems are relatively common in lupus, and could be related to pseudoseizures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Currently have Strep F (have had B & C), have Hashimotos, seizures, possible lupus. Why do i keep getting these? What could be an Underlying illness?
Have lupus & get bad episodes of confusion(feel drunk) & make 1 stupid mistake after another. Neuro suggested 24 hr eeg. Can seizure activity do this?
I have SLE and Chilblain Lupus plus seizures and had tiny dilatec perivascular spaces found on my brain?
What's the question?: What would you like to know? What medicines are you on? ...Read more
My RBC has been low for 3yrs, i've started to have seizures and problems urinating, pain in my stomach arthritis as well. Are these signs of lupus?
Lots of problems: The constellation of signs ; symptoms you describe is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong ; autoimmune disease is indeed possible. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your symptoms may or may not be related, but get medically examined. ...Read more
Had stroke heart attack seizures trmors liver damage and now auto immune hypothyroidis this lupus?
Can lupus directly impact the brain? Myoclonic seizures, major depression, GAD, major mood swings. No official diagnosis, but positive for antibodies.
A few comments: Yes, lupus cerebritis can occur. Spinal fluid measure of P-ribosomal protein might help. Your myoclonic seizures could be Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy, and could benefit from Depakote or Keppra (levetiracetam). Your emotional state could be assessed by psychiatry. Recommend you see a neurologist, and have all of this looked at thoroughly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genetic causes- splenomegaly, fatty liver, seizures, fatigue, psychosis and ataxia?
Neg. For np a/b/c, lupus, wilson's and ashkenazi diseases
This is a lot: I wish my answer was as good as your question. Some of your symptoms could be part of an immunologically mediated illness. These as you know can have a genetic basis. You have looked in some important areas. Your evaluation may be a variety of laboratory studies genetics studies and tissue biopsies to help clarify. ...Read more
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