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What's the difference between complex partial seizures and absence seizures?

Different epilepsies. Absence seizures can occur in young children associated with lennox-gastaut, and even petit mal in adolescence which involves brief lack of awareness is a type of absence. These are considered generalized events. Complex partial are focal events, starting with auras, lack of consciousness, peculiar motions or actions, and amnesia for the spells. Specific meds needed for each type. Read more...

What is the difference btwn complex partial seizures and grandmal. I have had grandmal for over 20 yrs. All of a sudden my prwrk. From doc states I ha?

Seizures. Grand mal is the usual violent movements you see. Complex partial is when you don't know nor remember what happened, you may be awake but not conscious. Only certain parts of your body doing things, like smacking of lips, hands working on hem of clothes, or just little movements like pinching things but you are not interacting. Read more...

Why do I suffer from complex partial seizures?

Ask your neuro. Need description, eeg recording and MRI before we answer--sometimes genetic, trauma, infection, metabolic, structural brain abnormality. Read more...

I need some advice for complex partial seizures?

Neurology. Complex partial seizures are very treatable with medications. A neurologist would be the best to evaluate and determine if indeed you are having complex partial seizures. This is important as there are some drugs that are better for these types of seizures vs others.You should also have imaging studies done to make certain that there isn't a mass lesion (ie. Tumor) that is the cause of the seizure. Read more...

Help please? I want to know what are complex partial seizures?

Partial or focal sz. These are focal events typically emanating from temporal lobe or limbic connections, and are associated with aura, such as deja vu; automatisms like tongue or mouth movements; absence of awareness, for about 1-2 minutes; and amnesia for the spell. These could generalize into a convulsion. Tough to control at times, but newer meds may help. Read more...