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hi this is mahesh, my 27 months old nepthew is not able to hold head on neck continuously and properly, and he is not able to open his eyes fully(full eye will be open only on wakeup). plz suggest any doctor in banglore
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Hello, I am a 24 year old female.Just to give you some background: I didn't have the best childhood, so I was diagnosed with PTSD, 3 years ago. I have anxiety, that just makes my stomach feel upset at different times throughout the day....
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Hello, i am a 14 year old female, and a few months ago I experienced something close to a seizure, but I am not sure exactly what it was. Here are some details: -I was completely aware of what was happening -I am almost 100% sure I ...
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Hello, i am a 14 year old female, and a few months ago I experienced something close to a seizure, but I am not sure exactly what it was. Here are some details: -I was completely aware of what was happening -I am almost 100% sure I ...
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Concussions are becoming a huge problem in sports. There is some thought that concussions can cause seizures. What do you think?
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Good morning or good evening to everyone ! So I am epileptic (not photosensitive), I am under a treatment (I didn't do a seizure for more than a year), and my doctor prohibited video games, but I want to know why and if I can still do an...
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My wife is 26 years old and a mother of a 4years old son (by operation she delivered). She has been facing severe illness. Following are the symptoms she is having: Burping, Bloating, Feeling vomiting, Stress, Nausea I have consult...
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Hi, My 4 year old son (Karthilk) is mentally retarded and autistic. He was born normal and when he was 11 months old , we noticed that he could not able to sit independently. Then we took him to Suresh Rao Aroor , he took EEG and BAER...
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If EEG results say "indicative of potential bi-temporal epileptogenic foci," but the only symptoms have been bright flashing lights in vision and smelling strange odors occasionally, does the person need to start taking epilepsy medicati...
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I am a 24 year old women and pregnant with my 4th child. As a child I had grand mal seizures. Around age 5-6 I stopped. Then in 2009-2010 I became pregnant with my first child. That's when my seizure came back. Every since then I have ha...
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am a 24 year old women and pregnant with my 4th child. As a child I had grand mal seizures. Around age 5-6 I stopped. Then in 2009-2010 I became pregnant with my first child. That's when my seizure came back. Every since then I have had...
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I was wondering, the other night about a week and a half ago, I was smoking weed and it was a sunday. I have been smoking weed for awhile now I have not responded weird to it at all. so the next day i was in the bathroom and i had just g...
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I have a question regarding memory loss. First a quick back story.. I am a disabled Veteran. Due to my service connected shoulder injury I have had 7 operations. In the time I had the operations over the course of 4 years I was on Oxy...
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Hi all Looking for some advice for my cat, about 2 days a go my 5 month old kitten had what looks to be a massive epileptic fit, we got him back from the vet yesterday, but from what we can see is that he still can not see properly, h...
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On oxy for pain and Doc want's to add Feleeril. Problem is there is debate if I have a type of epilepsy or other nerve disorder like MS. My big fear is epilepsy Oxy use to make me shake and bite my tongue but since i been on 200mg Lami...
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Does anyone know what can cause Dilantin levels to be too low after taking correct dosage? My levels have been around 3.2 and I take the correct dosage my doctor prescribed of 400 MG a day. 200 in the morning and 200 at night. My doctor...
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Hi everyone it's been awhile but i have a problem I've been taking sod 100 mg extended release phenytoin and Phenobarbitial for almost 30 yrs or more and my blood count was always normal now i switched to a new dr and he keeps sending me...
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I am taking 100 mg per day to treat epilepsy. I have not had a seizure since April 2015. The condition is controlled with medication. I want to start ttc, has anyone had any experience of pregnancy whilst taking this particular drug? App...
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I am on 200mg of lamictal and am keen to try ipl hair removal. Beautician thinks the lamictal in my system might cause bad side effects such as blistering. Has anyone had experiences with this hair removal treatment whilst taking this med?
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My son suffered a seizure 8hrs ago. He's 2.5years old. We were having a normal day, and he followed me into the kitchen. If offered him some raspberries and noticed he kept looking up. He was standing, taking steps, but had a daz...
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