Eeg

EEG or electroencephalogram is the test that detects abnormalities in the electrical activity of the brain. It is done to diagnose or treat conditions like a brain tumor, brain damage, brain dysfunction, brain inflammation, stroke, and sleep disorders.

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Does my MRI explain as to why am I feeling lost and confused?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old woman who has been experiencing mental confusion, concentration problems, memory loss, blurry vision, burning sensation in my head, personality change, and short-term memory loss. I forget conversation, repeat questions over and over, zone out when people are talking t...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your MRI of the brain is normal, except some sinusitis. I would like to ask a few questions. Since when are you experiencing these symptoms? Do you have a headache or vomiting? Is there any history of seizures or loss of consciousness? How is your sleep? Are you tak...  Read Full »

How common is seizure in elderly people?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 86 year old healthy male. I had sudden seizures. What is the reason behind it? I have attached my MRI brain with this. Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) in detail. Please find my observations below. There are mild age-related changes like prominent markings on the surface of the brain, prominent ventricles which are fluid spaces an...  Read Full »

My kid suffers from a developmental delay. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My kid has a developmental delay. He is missing his milestones. He is 1 year 10 months. He does not walk or kneel or speak yet. His TMS and GC-MS reports showed negative. We started Levi Pil syrup (Levetiracetam) based on the attached EEG report.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Regarding the prescription of Levetiracetam, it is completely right as there is evidence of absence seizures indicated by EEG (electroencephalogram). Regarding developmental delay, there is a need for MRI brain. A...  Read Full »

Can a person with very high-frequency brain gamma waves have an inflammatory type crisis?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know if functional alterations at the brain frequency can be caused by waves (of various nature) with military technology and can be detected by psychiatric and/or neurological diagnostic tests? Finally, I would like to know if causing an increase in the gamma waves of ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Waves used in radiation waves, as used in radiotherapy (gamma rays included), kill cancer cells in a tumor inside the body. But these waves can cause damage to surrounding normal body parts, too, particularly if given in high doses. They can cause brain tissue infla...  Read Full »

My mother is unconscious with high BP and sugar. Is it possible to do MRI now?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 65 years old. She is suffering from high blood pressure and high sugar levels. As a result of this, she fell unconscious and her brain has some small blockages and damages. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I examined the CT scan report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and clinical assessment. My findings are: On CT scan, I noticed that your mother had 5x4 cm infarct (stroke). The reason for her to fall unconscious might be because of nonconvulsive status...  Read Full »

I get dizzy rush sensations while looking at the computer or smartphone. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I seem to be getting these dizzy rush sensations. They happen randomly throughout the day, but mostly when I am on the computer. It feels like an electrical pulse is surging up through the back of my head. I also feel dizzy turning side to side and when I get a headache, it feels like ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shivam Om Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will try my level best to help you out. Your symptoms are mostly dizziness, which worsens with sudden eye movements or body movements, and are sometimes associated with headaches. Based on the symptoms, the most common cause in your age group is a vestibular migrai...  Read Full »

My daughter shows jerking movement, stiffening of body and teeth grinding during sleep. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to have a second opening regarding my daughter's case. She is just 2 years old and she was having some seizures at night while asleep. For 10-15 days, we started to observe that she is having jerking movements, stiffening of the body, and sometimes teeth grinding for about 1...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, your two years baby has been suffering from seizure which lasts for 15-30 seconds. Anything that interrupts the normal connection between nerve cells in the brain can cause a seizure. This includes high feve...  Read Full »

What are the chances of recovery and regaining consciousness after a coma?

Query: Hi doctor,I have attached a radiograph of a patient who has been in a coma for the past five days. Kindly assess the report and help us know better. Does this radiology report indicate a massive stroke? Any recommendations?Please help.   Read Full »


Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read the attached brain CT (computed tomography) scan report (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Unfortunately, the report indicates a bilateral stroke in the occipital area (in the back of the brain). And the strokes have moderate size, but ...  Read Full »

After first seizure attack, how quick should one start taking treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 14 years old. He got a seizure before 15 days during sleep for 10 to 15 minutes. His EEG and MRI are normal. His doctor suggested two options. They are either we can wait for the second attack or go for treatment Val-Cr 300 for three to four years. Kindly give your opinion. Tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the query. A person can develop two seizures without regaining consciousness in between or one episode of status epilepticus lasting for more than five minutes. Seizures occurring for 15 minutes requires treatment, and it needs evaluation like EEG (e...  Read Full »

I am having nocturnal seizures every year and not on medication. What do you recommend?

Query: Hello doctor, For the last seven years, I have been having about one to three nocturnal seizures (tonic-clonic) a year. There was one year in the previous seven years, where I did not have any nocturnal seizures, but I had two to three a year for the last couple of years. I am not on medication, an...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would first recommend performing an EEG (electroencephalography) and a brain MRI to exclude any possible brain lesions that may lead to seizures. As seizures are persistent, I would recommend starting antiepileptic drugs. In this regard,...  Read Full »

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