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What Are Abdominal Seizures
It is rare: Some seizures produce certain symptoms before the actual epileptic phenomenon (aura). Rarely especially in children intermittent repeated short lived"attacks" occur the are either entirely related to GI symptoms or are preceded by these symptoms. They are termed abdominal epilepsy, if other causes are ruled out!? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If severe: Seizures are the reaction of the brain to a severe stress state. Trauma to the abdomen can cause intestinal rupture, severe bleeding, damage to liver or kidneys all of which can produce severe systemic stress. Seizures may be a result. A thorough medical evaluation will be necessary. ...Read more
Can seizures change nature from simple partial to catamenial and then to abdominal seizures in 3 years or so? Why is that?Are my medicines helping me?
Seizures: It is possible but very unlikely. In any case, the question warrants further investigation to find the cause of the symptoms experienced. Differential diagnosis includes migraine, pseudo seizures, neuroimflammatory or degenerative disorder (behcet's, sarcoidosis, ie.). Response to therapy and abnormal eeg will help in the diagnosis. ...Read more
I am 33 diagnosed with stage 4 endo at 24 have had hysterectomy at 31at 32 diagnosed with endo tumor around bowel and entire abdomen now seizures help?
17 year old daughter- full body pain, agonizing tingling and burning primarily in her legs. History of autoimmune hep (normal ALT for 18 mos), seizures, undiag abdominal pain, long periods, ?
If she has not : If she has not had a nerve condition study, she should have one. With her long periods, her thyroid should be treated as thyroid disease is more common in those have autoimmune diseases. Her abdominal pain could be a number of things, but a good place to start is to let her gastroenterologist know. If she is not seeing a neurologist, she should be seeing one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause severe joint pain, fever, spasticity, myopathy, neuropathy, facial swelling, fatigue, seizures, abdomen pain.. ect ...
One disease: is unlikely to do all this (Lymes Disease, Neurosyphilis, Porphyria , SLE ? Each could account for all but one of symptoms listed) I spent the better part of an hour trying to come up with one disease.......I give up. Must be one disease plus the side effects of a treatment or more than one condition. Lets figure it out!! Need more information!! www.healthtap.com/drericweisman ...Read more
My son is taking phenobarbital and clenazipam for seizure control but he is suffering from behavioural change s.A impolsivness hoe can u treat this?
Several: Based upon the age of insert, they would almost certainly be partial insert seizures (aka "localization related"). At least half the time, no clear reason is uncovered for them starting. Other causes include prior trauma, abnormal tangles of blood vessels stuck in the brain, "birthmarks" on the brain in a localized area, among others. Brain tumor is possible, but less common. ...Read more
No: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is an Autonomic nervous system problem, not in the brain. Epilepsy does come from the brain, but seizures do not kill any brain cells (with the rare exception of status epilepticus). In short, neither problem will kill brain cells--unless you do nothing to control them and they lead to disastrous complications. Take care! ...Read more
My aunt(from dad side)'s daughter&my little brother both have had history with seizures.Is it hereditary? Are my future children at risk for epilepsy?
Consult neurologist: There are many reasons for seizures to manifest in children .Some of them may be hereditary .There are different type of seizures ,some hereditary others are not .These two children may or may not be getting same type .Consult neurologist about these children ,he can examine and explain about the risk of epilepsy in your children . ...Read more