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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I have tingling in head and occasional dizziness. What is to be done?

Query: Hello doctor,For three months, I have had a tingling head which is irritating, and sometimes dizziness. Also, I have left arm numbness sometimes. I am not sure what to do. I am currently taking Maxgalin M 50 and Neurogin.  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms could be related to epilepsy seizures. I recommend performing a brain MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and an EEG (electroencephalogram). An anti-epilepsy agent (Lamotrigine, Topiramate, etc.) may be necessary. Kind regards.   Read Full »

Why did I have a seizure after drinking an energy drink?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a grand mal seizure two months before after drinking an energy drink. Since then, my sleep has become progressively worse. I am a nurse and worked the last three long days. However, I slept for one hour last night, and I was wide awake. I took the maximum dose of Melissa for the dre...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. For the seizure activity, the cause has to be evaluated. If that was an acute symptomatic seizure following an energy drink, then you might have reacted to some of its content. It is important to assess other causes...  Read Full »

What medication can be taken for my long-term migraine?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 54 years old, and I have had migraines for the last 32 years. They are increasing day by day and always shifting from the right to the left side. I have had an MRI, CT scan, EEG, and echo, and all are normal. I have tried Ciplar, Sibelium, Betacap, and Zoly Plus, etc., for migraine...  Read Full »


Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chronic migraines respond well to Topiramate 50 mg once a day for seven days and then 50 mg twice a day for a month. See if this works for you. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicines with their consent. There are many ti...  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 »

I had a weird episode of deja vu similar to a panic attack for a few minutes. Do I have a stroke or brain tumor or seizure?

Query: Hi doctor, Yesterday I had a weird episode with deja vu. I am having unusual thoughts with a deja vu feeling. These thoughts may feel familiar, but I do not remember having them. It was like a panic attack that did not go away for a few minutes. I still feel panicked and scared if it is going to hap...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com, I understand your concern. Deja vu is a normal physiological phenomenon, and it is commonly seen in elderly people with dementia or Parkinsonian syndrome and also with schizophrenia. Deja vu is very common with anxiety and panic attacks. The anxiety group reported a...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for seizures in my child?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a few questions about my child, who was very ill nine months back. At the beginning of his illness, he had two short seizures within 20 minutes. These two seizures did not have jerking motion, and he was not incontinent. A month later, he developed a peritonsillar abscess which ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. The first two seizures your child encountered could be related to the infection. As they occurred within a short span, we can consider them as one clinical seizure. The EEG has a clinical significance for generalized...  Read Full »

I took Naproxen for my headache. Why is it not working?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from unilateral headache for the last two months. I had an eye examination and that was fine. My blood tests were all normal. I have seen three doctors, my GP and two hospital doctors, who all say it is likely a benign headache or tension-type headache of some description. ...  Read Full »


Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Naproxen is no longer helping because the enzymes in your liver has learnt to degrade the drug quickly. It usually happens when you take such drugs for a longer time. Since there is no vomiting, you can wait till your next scheduled visit. If there is vomiting, the...  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 inflamma...  Read Full »

Are my episodes of dizziness and seizures related to neurological disorders?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had periodic episodes of dizziness with lower extremity numbness or tingling off and on for the last few weeks. Some limb heaviness happened last night, and my husband and medical practitioner found me in what sounds to be a seizure and was alert and oriented (A and O x2). I have no...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern. I would like to explain that your symptoms do not seem to be related to any severe neurological disorders. Thyroid gland dysfunction or orthostatic hypotension may lead to this symptomatology. For this reason, I would suggest measuring your blo...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to prevent a seizure attack.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a seizure patient. Please give me some suggestions to recover from this seizure. Also, how to stop further seizure attacks?  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient identity) and your current prescription. You have a primary seizure disorder with a history of febrile seizures in childhood. Your sleep EEG (electroencephalogram) is showing abnorma...  Read Full »

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