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How can I tell the difference between small seizures and headaches?

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Dr. Christopher Wilson
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine

In brief: Normally different

Usually only generalized tonic-clonic seizures (grand mal) seizures are associated with headaches.
It would be unusual for a "small" or partial seizure to be associated with a severe headache.

In brief: Normally different

Usually only generalized tonic-clonic seizures (grand mal) seizures are associated with headaches.
It would be unusual for a "small" or partial seizure to be associated with a severe headache.
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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery

In brief: Different problems

Seizures are not usually accompanied by headaches or pain.

In brief: Different problems

Seizures are not usually accompanied by headaches or pain.
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Dr. Roger Frankel
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