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How can getting a pelvic exam cause a grand mal?

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Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Coincidence

I know of no physiologic reason a pelvic exam should be associated with or cause a grand mal seizure.
If this did occur, it was most likely a coincidence. I guess if anxiety can cause a seizure, perhaps anxiety regarding the exam could trigger one.

In brief: Coincidence

I know of no physiologic reason a pelvic exam should be associated with or cause a grand mal seizure.
If this did occur, it was most likely a coincidence. I guess if anxiety can cause a seizure, perhaps anxiety regarding the exam could trigger one.
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