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Does memory loss after waking up from seizure come back?

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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely

In general, in the immediate time period after a generalized seizure (the post-ictal period), memory registration is impaired and new memories cannot be properly formed.
It is not likely that events which occur in the post-ictal period will be recalled.

In brief: Unlikely

In general, in the immediate time period after a generalized seizure (the post-ictal period), memory registration is impaired and new memories cannot be properly formed.
It is not likely that events which occur in the post-ictal period will be recalled.
Dr. Reza Karimi
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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes and no...

There are many types of seizures.
Seizures known as "partial complex" may not lead to loss of consciousness, but may cause memory troubles--like writing on the blackboard with your right hand while erasing the thought with the left. Seizures with loss of consciousness usually causes confusion upon arousal; the memory loss may be tied into having partial complex ones before the actual big one.

In brief: Yes and no...

There are many types of seizures.
Seizures known as "partial complex" may not lead to loss of consciousness, but may cause memory troubles--like writing on the blackboard with your right hand while erasing the thought with the left. Seizures with loss of consciousness usually causes confusion upon arousal; the memory loss may be tied into having partial complex ones before the actual big one.
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