Is this convulsion a type of seizure?

Yes. True convulsions are another name for seizures.
Seizure? Which one?. What are symptoms?. Generally the 2 describe both.
Seizure. The question is not clear. A convulsion is another word for seizure. You have not described "this convulsion.".

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Recently began havin hand tremors bad enough typing is hard. No seizure history. Fallin a lot recently tho. Dr seems unconcerned. Should I get 2nd opinion?

Tremors. The tremors may be related to medications. Difficulty typing and falling suggests that the medication dosage(s) should be adjusted or the cause and a treatment for the tremors should be initiated. Frequents falls can lead to injury to the spine, spinal cord, and nerves when there is degenerative disc disease. See a neurologist for further evaluation. Read more...

What are the main types of convulsion/seizures?

May be 6-7 types. Jerking all over =tonic clonic staring =absence stiffering only =tonic myoclonic=simple muscle jerks complex partial like staring with confusiom, automatic behaviour ask your doctor to help classify. Read more...

Is a convulsion always from a seizure?

Convulsive seizure. A convulsion is a type of seizure where there is uncontrollable shaking with or without loss of consciousness , frothing of the mouth, incontinence and sleepiness after the episode. There are other types of seizures that don't have convulsions. For example the patient may simply stare blankly and be unaware. Read more...
Interchangeable. The terms convulsion ; seizure can be used interchangeably. A convulsion that involves the whole body (sometimes called a “generalized tonic-clonic” or “grand mal” seizure) is the most dramatic type of seizure, causing rapid, violent movements and occasionally loss of consciousness. These sometimes can start with focal (1 side of body) and progress to generalized (both sides). Read more...

Do people ever get a seizure without convulsions?

Yes. There are quite a number of seizure types, and many of them do not cause convulsions. If you are concerned that you may be having seizures, make an appointment with your doctor and discuss whether you should see a neurologist. Read more...
Absolutely. A convulsion is a generalized event, but many focal seizure variants exist, such as shaking of but one limb, or episodes of complex partial seizure activity, which alter level of consciousness, and may be associated with postictal amnesia. If you or someone close has transient episodes of even altered communication, or interaction, this needs full examination. Read more...
There ae many types. There are manny types of seizures that are not convulsions. Speak to a neurologist for more information or contact the Epilepsy foundation. Read more...

Do people ever get a seizure without convulsions?

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 more...
Yes. Convulsion is usually to describe a seizure with loss of consciousness and jerking of the arms and legs. There are several types of seizures that can occur without the symptoms of convulsion. For example partial seizures, some primary generalized seizures, seizures that represent sensory features or forced thoughts. Read more...
Oh yes.... I shot a YouTube video to explain seizure types. Might be helpful. On my channel ("Andrew Reeves neurology") you can find some videos which go over it. (NB: it is entirely non-commercial...the channel is not some kind of money making effort) Read more...

What is the different between seizure and convulsion?!

Seizure is . Medical term for specific brain condition, whereas convulsion can mean any muscle contraction, in general usage of the two words. In lay terms, convulsions can mean same thing as a generalized seizure. Read more...
Specifically. A seizure refers to an episode of altered consciousness due to an electrical dysfunction of brain, and their are numerous variations. More than one seizure would be termed epilepsy. A convulsion or grand mal seizure, is an episode of diffuse tonic-clonic shaking with or without tongue biting, bowel/ bladder incontinence and subsequent confusion. Read more...
Convulsion a subtype. Most consider a convulsion to be a "grand mal" or generalized tonic clonic seizure (primary or secondary). A convulsion is one type of seizure. Some other seizure types include: focal motor (a limb shaking), focal sensory (limb tingling), focal with altered awareness, or absence (short episodes of altered responsiveness often with eye blinks). There are others. Read more...

What is the difference between a convulsion and a seizure?

Semantics. A person may experience a sudden event with strange behavior and altered awareness. The brain and body appear to be seized by some unknown force. This can be called a seizure. If the behavior involves tonic stiffening and then clinic jerking of the body, then it is referred to as a convulsion. Often there is difficulty breathing and foamy saliva in the mouth and perhaps incontinence. Read more...

Help! Is it possible to have a seizure without convulsions?

Yes. There are several non-convulsive types of seizures. In adults the most common would be a "complex partial" seizure. Read more...