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 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

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

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, then you h...  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. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

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 can cause seizures?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old female. I had an epileptic seizure and then passed out whilst sitting in front of my laptop. I bumped my knee on the table not even hard enough to bruise then the seizure happened. This has never happened before. Also for a month or so I am hearing some wheezing sou...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me share some facts of seizure. A seizure is due to abnormal or synchronous activity in the brain and presents as a mild tremor to violent shaking or change in the behavior. Epilepsy is due to recurring epileptic seizures as a result of malformed or brain ma...  Read Full »

How to recognize seizure activity in a 3-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2.75-year-old son started (Thursday night) with these twitches and jerks. He is battling a cold it appears with a runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. No fever. This has been the same time as these motor items have developed. Overall he has acted fine and there is no change in con...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I passed carefully through your questions and reviewed your videos. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In the first video, I cannot distinguish, but the last video is very suggestive of seizures. For this reason, I would recommend performing an EEG...  Read Full »

Can hyperreflexia be neurological?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old. Three years ago I had spine surgery for herniated disc L5-S1. After the surgery strange symptoms began. Four hours after surgery when I tried to sleep I got myoclonic jerks. Then I had problem with ligaments. My ligaments started to stretch so easily that I began ...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

Paediatrician, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With MRI brain, spine, EMG (electromyography) and genetic workup being normal, it seems unlikely to be neurological. One think to look at would be what anesthetic agents or medicine you received during your surgery. If it has any long term such side effects then please p...  Read Full »

Why do I have memory loss and feeling of deja vu after seizure?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having the following symptoms for the past three years. It includes very overwhelming feeling of doom, hand is frozen and unable to move, rising feeling in stomach making me feel sick, swallowing repeatedly, memory loss of what I was thinking about and also general memory loss after ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your description of the episode is typical of partial seizure. It is likely to be complex partial seizures because of the deja vu (already experienced feeling) and memory loss. Since you are having recurrent seizures, you are suffering from epilepsy. It needs to be inv...  Read Full »

Does a typical febrile convulsion cause any harm?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 2 years 8 months old. We observed high temperature yesterday night. She vomited and after cleaning her mouth we gave 5 mL Panadol. Thereafter, she has lay down on bed and after roughly 15 minutes of her sleep we observed a strange physical movement and that lasted approxi...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

Paediatrician, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query thoroughly, seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and understood your concern. With your history, it sounds like a typical febrile seizure. It is atypical if seizure last for more than 15 minutes or occurs more than ...  Read Full »

Is Valprol safe for a 6-year-old ADHD kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My nephew is 6-year-old, and weight is 20 kg, had been detected with ADHD from three years. We had started his medication and behavior therapy around 40 days back under the consultation of pediatrics and psychologist. After 10 days, we consulted a neuro-psychiatrist who recommended us...  Read Full »


Dr. Gerry Mike Palisoc

Neuro Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems like there is a discrepancy. It would be wise taking to account both results are true positives. It is warranted to that you go to your child neurologist to confi...  Read Full »

How to reduce the anger of my son?

Query: Hi doctor,My son is very aggressive, sensitive, short temper, get panic, hyper and angry quickly. He could not listen to any good suggestions or guidance. He does not have a mental resistance. However, he is very sincere about his studies. He has got 83% marks in his studies. Now, he is preparing fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son has suffered from viral encephalitis at a very young age, which could have been a significant insult to the growing brain. The irritability and anger outbursts are a result of post encephalitis sequelae. It can be controlled with medications. I suggest tablet Oxe...  Read Full »

Is it normal to be treated for epilepsy without an epilepsy diagnosis?

Query: Hi doctor, Is it normal to be treated for epilepsy without an epilepsy diagnosis and all brain tests came back clear? I had three generalised seizures, each of which lasted around a minute in the beginning of this year and none since. CT, MRI and EEG all came back clear. I have recently been di...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully your question and would explain that a normal EEG does not exclude seizures. Anyways, there are many other causes that may trigger seizures even in healthy persons like insomnia, alcohol or drugs, thyroid gland dysfunction, electrolytes imbalances,...  Read Full »

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