Does everyone have aura before epileptic seizures?

Not the case. For the most part, auras are a type of seizure. They represent a type of partial seizure; a seizure that comes from one area of the brain. People with primary generalized seizures usually don't have auras.
No. Auras aren't characteristic of all seizure types and even with the types that are, not everyone has them.

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I m an epileptic patient. My dose is epival clonatril topiro from childhood till continued what should I do for permanent cure for epilepsy seizures.

Please rephrase. My apologies but I'm not understanding your question. I am a neurologist so would love to help. Please think of another way to come at your quesiton. I'm not even able to really approximate what you're trying to ask. If you're seizures are not adequately responding to multiple medications and your neurologist has tried all possible combos then, perhaps surgery is what you may wish to consider. Read more...

My aunt (from dad side)'s daughter&my little brother both have had history with seizures. Is it hereditary? Are my future children at risk for epilepsy?

Consult neurologist. There are many reasons for seizures to manifest in children .Some of them may be hereditary .There are different type of seizures ,some hereditary others are not .These two children may or may not be getting same type .Consult neurologist about these children ,he can examine and explain about the risk of epilepsy in your children . Read more...

I get my paper back from neuro and it says localization-related (focal) (partial)epilepsy& epileptic. Syndromes w complex partial seizures. What mean?

Type of epilepsy. The description labels your spells as having a focal and localized source of dysfunction within the brain, as contrasted with generalized epilepsy. This type of epilepsy is rather unlikely at best to respond to dilantin, and you would likely do better with a different medication added to your current dilantin. An MRI might demonstrate a focal area causing your seizures. Read more...

How to know if I have a seizure/epilepsy?

Neurologist. You need an evaluation by a neurologist. Which tests (EEG, MRI, CT, etc.) might be needed--of any--can be determined at that time. . Read more...

What are seizure disorders besides epilepsy?

Diff. kinds seizures. Diagnosis is on a clinical basis by exclusion. In fact, epilepsy is seizures from an underlying cause. Seizure is a paroxysmal event due to excessive discharge from a group of CNS neurons. General seizures involve a wide area of the brain in a symmetric pattern while focal ones are in one area. Grand mal and complex partial seizures include loss of consciousness while simple petit mal do not. Read more...
Many causes. There are many causes of seizures including, abnormalities of metabolism such as excessively low blood sugar, alcohol poisoning and drug intoxication, low oxygen to the brain during breathing problems, acute trauma to the head and brain, infections. these are not considered epilepsy. Epilepsy is defined as seizures coming directly from the brain without any of the above mentioned causes. Read more...