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What Is The Difference Between Absence And Grand Mal Seizure
Both generalized: Absence is just a staring spell of few seconds grand mal is generalized jerking seizures, cause injury and last longer. ...Read more
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
Very different: An eeg tells the definitive difference because they have different brain wave patterns. But clinically petit mal are absence seizures where the person just blanks out for a second and then starts up like nothing happened. Grand mal involves the whole body in what is called tonic-clonic where arms and legs twitch and convulse. Eyes roll back in head, loss of consciousness. ...Read more
Peti mal seizures: The difference is the petti mal is a more minor seizure lasting typically several seconds. A witness to the event would only see some mild twitching, possible arm or leg movements and it stops fairly shortly. A grand mal seizure is more prolonged and has a great effect on the body. Typically are serious prolonged movements of arms/leg involuntary urination. ...Read more
How to know the difference,aura migraine and aura seizure?Get no headache.Dizzy,blind,confused,hot,speech prob,heart palput.dad had grand mal seizure.
Hello my name is slade , I've had grand mal seizures since I was 12 , I did not know about them till I was 19, they are from PTSD, between a ruff life?
Unlikely from PTSD: Hi Slade. You may PTSD but grand mal seizures are not coming from this. Grand mal seizures are an electrical disorder in the brain. PTSD is a disorder in the psychology in the brain. Your seizures may be from some physical injury to your brain or in some cases seizures show up at adolescents. Whatever the cause, be diligent about taking your medication for the seizures.Have regular PTSD follow-up ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can having a consistent fever between 101 and 103 for 3 months cause you to have a grand Mal seizure?
I have grand mal seizure whenever I get one it lasted between 5to10 min. Does not having oxygen to my brain for so long cause damage?
Hopefully not: Grand mal seizures that last over 20 min are seen as a risk for brain damage, but shorter ones are not considered to be a risk for that. Here's a link: However, it is still important that you work w/ your physician on achieving the best management you can. Talk with them about your concern and best treatment planning. I hope it goes well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it's possible: Seizures have been associated with sudden death in epilepsy. It's called sudep. It happens rarely. The risk factors are convulsions in sleep, low levels of medication in your blood. It is not clear if it is causes by problems with the heart rhythm or if it due to fluid in the lungs. ...Read more
Accurate description: The best way to define a seizure is to view it from start to finish with all sensory and motor events recorded as well as the on-going eeg. If it starts in one area of the brain, it is partial. If it starts all over, it is generalized. If there is alteration of consciousness, it is complex. Grand mal should not be used. ...Read more
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