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Why Do People Vomit With A Tonic Clonic Seizure
Toxic effect: A seizure is a reaction of the brain to a toxic condition. If the region of the brain that controls nausea and vomiting are involved, then the seizure will cause vomiting. In addition, some patients develop migraine symptoms following a seizure. The vomiting can lead to aspiration pneumonia, that is why they should be laid on their side and nothing put in the mouth. ...Read more
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 very common: A generalized seizure could result in tongue biting with bleeding and tendency to choke and trigger vomiting. Rare that folks actually choke on tongue but this could trigger a gag reflex with vomiting. Aspiration into the lung is likewise uncommon but this too could provoke the GI distress. ...Read more
Actually rare: After a seizure, there may be an extended post-ictal phase, where a individual is confused and disoriented. Emotional responses could create fear and even terror and a violent or combative rxtn might ensue.. Many of these situations have been seen with complex partial szs, and may be found more commonly with pts who possess psychiatric co-morbidities. ...Read more
If I have epilepsy which causes grand mal tonic clonic seizures, does that mean i shouldn't have children?
Not necessarily: Partly depends on the cause of your seizures. Speak to your neurologist to determine if you have an epilepsy syndrome that might be inherited. With that information, you can make a decision. there are medications that can be taken during pregnancy that may control your seizures without endangering a fetus. your neurologist should have that information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can fear start off a epilepsy shake or epilepsy seizure.? And I'm curious does fear make epilepsy worse.? I been shaking a little
Epilepsy: Unlikely but possible. Please contact your primary doctor as soon as you can. If you can't get to that doctor for a few days, have a family person or a friend to take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope things go well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Likely not necessary: Key thing about a generalized convulsion is a risk of injury, as can occur by falling, hitting nearby objects, and arching of spine. But safest to not actively intervene, such as manipulating mouth or jaw. If during postictal phase, pt complains of feeling cold, could use blanket, but in most circumstances, best approach is to make certain the next episode is prevented. Med compliance critical. ...Read more
Seizures: Yes, there are many types of seizures and not all have convulsions as part of their presentation. It depends on the part of the brain which the seizures is affectinf. Absence seizures, sensory seizures, visual seizures, etc, don't have convulsions in association, unless it spreads to other parts of the brain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not needed: There is no need to cover someone after a tonic-clonic seizure. If you see a seizure, help the person to the ground so they cannot fall. Turn them to one side, to reduce the risk of choking. Do not put anything in their mouth. Do NOT perform CPR. If they do not stop after 5 minutes, call for emergency help. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Seizures.I have seizures and suffer thu headache a lot of them is that normal.Also losmemory loslosloss don't rember alot?
Provoked seizures: can occur through over stimulation of the brain. This can occur in the setting of withdrawal from alcohol, barbiturates and benzodiazepines or with over stimulation due to amphetamine, cocaine, caffeine or excitatory amino acids (glutamate , aspartate) Often two problems may contribute to the lowering of the seizure threshold (sleep deprivation, fever, electrolyte imbalance. ...Read more
Please explain when a person should call 911 for someone with diagnosis epilepsy having a tonic clonic seizure?
Call 911: If you do not know the first aide principles for treating people having a seizure, call immediately. If a seizure lasts more than 2 minutes, call 911, as most seizures are shorter than that. If there is any question of compromised breathing call 911. If there is any indication of injury that might compromise the individual, call 911 immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
28 what make my GP suspect either narcolepsy or a seizure disorder and refer me to a neurologist? Never had seizures unless they happen while asleep??
Plesse repost: Please repost and include the answer your GP give to this question - I assume that since (s)he was the one who make the referral, you ask him/her why - or, if you did not ask your GP - since after all (s)he was the one who make the referral - why not. ...Read more
I take 75mg topamax (topiramate) 2/day for bipolar. Yesterday i had 4 glasses of wine and had a simple partial seizure while drunk, with motor/visual disturbances. Does this mean i'm prone to seizures?
See your doctor: Not sure why you are so confident that it was a "simple partial seizure." four glasses of wine is too many on one occasion, especially for a woman, and especially for someone being treated for bipolar disorder. You need a full neurological evaluation, especially an eeg and probably a ct scan, as well as several different blood tests. If you didn't see a doctor after this event, you should asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What will taking lsd do to my brain/body if I have epilepsy and take the drug keppra? I only get seizures when falling asleep or waking up, and have never had a grand mal seizure, only petite mal. I take 2 keppra at night and 1 in the morning.
STAY AWAY FROM LSD: Any hallucinogen has the potential to increase the number and severity of seizures, whether grand mal or petit mal. The worst ones are mdma and pcp, but lsd can cause problems as well. Furthermore, you do not know what you are taking when you get something called "lsd." it can literally be anything, and you are putting your life, your health and your trust into people who are dealing drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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