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What are the top 5 seizure causes?

What are the top 5 seizure causes?

Cause of seizures: 'opinion not a decision'. Every shake is not a seizure; all seizures do not shake. Seizures have many causes including: alcohol and alcohol withdrawal; drugs; prescribed medications; brain injury; stroke; brain tumor; family history of seizures; brain infections; metabolic encephalopathy. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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


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What are the causes of migraines? What causes them when the doctor says there isnt a cause?

What are the causes of migraines? What causes them when the doctor says there isnt a cause?

Good question: Whoever comes up with a universal answer will be famous. Unfortunately, causes of migraine are so varied there is no simple, common answer for everyone (or for even a majority). You need to discover what causes your migraines through careful evaluation of your lifestyle--what generally is going on when they arise. Avoid your causes, and you may avoid your migraines. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what are the possible causes of recurring hives on my weimaraner?

I'm curious as to what are the possible causes of recurring hives on my weimaraner?

Your vet would know: Good question. A well trained vet would be able to determine the causes of hives on dogs. It may be different than triggers for humans. ...Read more

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What are the causes of anus numbness?

What are the causes of anus numbness?

?cauda equina: Problem with lower spinal cord, or below, such as cauda equina or filum terminale may be location affecting sensation within region. Imaging via MRI could well assist in understanding causation. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of involuntary muscle twitching of the face? Particularly the mouth? No previous history.

What are possible causes of involuntary muscle twitching of the face? Particularly the mouth? No previous history.

Hemifacial spasm: Hemifacial spasm is an involuntary twitching of the facial muscles. Usually around the eye and corner of the mouth. It is thought to be caused by an artery that compresses the seventh cranial nerve. Treatment begins with medications to calm the nerve irritation. Botoxin injections is the next option and surgical microvascular decompression of the seventh nerve is performed for intractable spasms. ...Read more

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What are the top 5 most painful sports injuries?

What are the top 5 most painful sports injuries?

Subjective...: Its hard to grade the pain level of injuries especially between individuals. Probably the best answer to this is the five most severe sports injuries the you have had. ...Read more

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What are possible causes for part of your face gingo numb?

What are possible causes for part of your face gingo numb?

Any number of causes: Reasons could include bells palsy to brain lesions and would seek a medical evaluation asap. Is there pain along with the numbness ? ...Read more

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Hi ! . What are the causes of the hyperkalemic periodic paralysis , what are the effects and the symptoms , please i need a deep answer!?

Hi ! . What are the causes of the hyperkalemic periodic paralysis , what are the effects and the symptoms , please i need a deep answer!?

Sudden weakness: Sudden episodes of weakness may occur where the only abnormal blood test is a high potassium. This is referred to as hyperkalemic paralysis. Two other forms are hypokalemic and normokalemic where low or normal potassium levels are found. The disorder can run in families. Not easy to predict, but needs prompt treatment when episodes occur. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of serotonin syndrome and what causes it?

What are the symptoms of serotonin syndrome and what causes it?

Agree w Dr. Pappas: Serotonin Syndrome may occur from taking 1 or more serotonergic medications. Serotonin Syndrome can cause nausea /vomiting /diarrhea, abdominal pain, stiffness or spasm of muscles,
fever, shivering, ^ sweating, hallucinations, confusion, visual changes, ^ Heart rate, tremor, lack of coordination, seizure, bp changes. In some cases, coma or death can occur. ...Read more

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Can septal spur cause sharp pains at the top of the nose between eyes? What other symptoms might it cause?

Can septal spur cause sharp pains at the top of the nose between eyes? What other symptoms might it cause?

Possibly: Although not common, sharp pain can be caused by a deviated septum with a septal spur. Typically, septal deviation causes nasal obstruction as a symptom. Septoplasty (even in patients that have had previous nasal surgery) can help, but pain is not always fixed with surgery & the risks/benefits need to be weighted properly. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a werid tingling on forehead between eyes?

Tingling : Sometimes stress-related. If it's getting worse or started getting headaches you should see doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of eye tremors?

What are the causes of eye tremors?

Nystagmus: Nystagmus is an involuntary eye movement which usually results in some degree of visual loss. The degree and direction of eye movement, amount of visual loss and resulting impairment varies greatly from person to person. You should check with your doctor, if your eyeball twitches. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dry and numb lips?

What are the causes of dry and numb lips?

Dry lips: Dry or chapped lips can be caused by lack of moisture to the lips. The condition can be worsened by the sun or the wind. ...Read more

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What are the causes of 130/110 bp?

What are the causes of 130/110 bp?

High BP: There can be various causes like - age, obesity, family history, alcohol, drugs, smoking, high cholestrol,diabetes, high salt intake, medications, kidney issues,thyroid issues,obstructive sleep apnea, heart issues etc. You are very young to have it. Consult a physician soon. ...Read more

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What are causes for blister on top lip?

What are causes for blister on top lip?

Cold sore: Cold sores/fever blisters/ herpes. Things like fevers can cause them to come out, stress to the area (chapped lips) can do it as well. You can get topical stuff (abreva) to put on them to help them go away. If they get really bad you can get prescription meds. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsion = violent, involuntary contraction(s) of the muscles which may occur due ...Read more