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Treatments For Gelastic Seizures
Seizure is also known as Generalized seizures in adults. 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 ...Read more
Journal articles: There is not a good book specifically dedicated to gelastic seizures, but this book may be helpful to you: Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood: A Guide (Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) by John Freeman and colleagues. There are many good journal articles on this topic, here are a couple well-cited ones: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8353707 and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8469334 ...Read more
At the derm i had 2 laser treatments on my back 3rd treatment they misused the numbing cream which caused me to have a sort of seizure now i'm left with burns what can I put on this to make it go away.
What are the new treatments for hepatitis C ? terrified of treatment I cannot do the shot because of seizures and depression is the new shot free?
DAA for HCV: The side effects you are concern about relate to interferon. New direct acting antiviral agents target specific enzymes in the hepatitis C virus that inhibit replication of virus. This year, there are several new agents that have been or will be FDA approved and will be given orally in combination with one another, with very high rates of cure with fairly short courses. Cost will be an issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As stated, seizures : in boys with MEC P2 may not respond to treatment with anti-epileptic medications. Find information on http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/mecp2-duplication-syndrome. The contact for the MEC P 2 annual family conferences is Pam Albert, firstname.lastname@example.org. If she is no longer coordinating them, she will give you contact information for the person who is. Don't keep going without information & support. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rx for tonic SZ: Long chapter ! old meds are still used as first line. Then one med is sometimes not sufficient to help, then combined old meds can be used. New meds are used only when sz is not controlled with older meds. Frequently old meds are combined with new meds. ...Read more
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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