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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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Do I have to fear if my child has seizures following a tonsillectomy?

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 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 genera...  Read Full »

What causes eyes to go around as if spun on a chair?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is four years old. He was diagnosed with vertigo. It started when he was playing on his gadget. When he plays an action game, we have found that he becomes extremely scared and points to his head. When it first started, I saw his eyes going around and around as if someone spun h...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your son's symptoms could be related to epilepsy seizures. If this diagnosis is confirmed, this situation may last for some years, depending on the possible causes. For this reason, I recommend performing an EEG (electroencephalogram). Starting an antiepileptic drug m...  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 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 »

How does neurofeedback impact mental well-being?

Query: Hello doctor,I have encountered the concept of neurofeedback as a potential intervention for mental health and am keen to grasp its mechanisms. Specifically, how does neurofeedback harness neural oscillations and electroencephalography (EEG) to impact mental well-being? Are there specific mental hea...  Read Full »

Dr. C. Elanchezhian

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Neurofeedback, a form of biofeedback, empowers individuals to self-regulate brain functions by measuring brain waves and providing feedback signals, often through audio and/or video stimuli. Practitioners nationwide utilize neurofeedb...  Read Full »

I fear developing Alzheimer's disease. Will Lecanemab help?

Query: Hello doctor,My family has a history of Alzheimer's disease. I am a 57-year-old male, and recently, I have been experiencing memory issues and cognitive decline that are seriously affecting my daily life. I have heard about a new drug called Lecanemab, and I am desperate to know if it could be a pot...  Read Full »

Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. I am so sorry to hear that you are experiencing such issues. Yes, Lecaneman is an approved medication for the early stage of Alzheimer's disease. First of all, it should be clear that if what you are experien...  Read Full »

Why do I feel like I am controlling the blood flow to brain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old man. I do not have any health problem other than chronic fatigue. My height is 5.58 ft and weight is 158.73 lb. I feel some discomfort inside my brain. I feel as if there is a block in blood flow to the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus. I feel that I could lose c...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I carefully passed through your question and would explain that it is quite impossible to block the blood flow in the pituitary gland or hypothalamus. It is regulated by several physiological circuits, which are not controlled by our mind, but the receptors sensitive ...  Read Full »

I have been dealing with focal seizure activity on the right side of my brain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been dealing with focal seizure activity on the right side of my brain. The strokes started 16 years back and I have been on medication for nearly four years. About seven years ago, the seizures stopped for a period of four years. However, this year, I have been experiencing rand...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I would like to know further details about your problem: 1. In which body part does the activity start and how does it proceed? 2. What did you feel during that time? 3. Do you remain conscious and aware of your surroundings during th...  Read Full »

Does language disorder and starring spells in a 5-year-old kid indicate seizure?

Query: Hello doctor, My son recently had an MRI done and would like to know the findings of the radiology report explained. The report shows: Prominent dilated perivascular space in the right parietal white matter. Possible oval shaped 8 x 2 mm cyst deep in white matter right side. Slight asymmetry of...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some history from birth onward. Was the child born at term gestation, or preterm, or post-term? Was the delivery normal, or by forceps, or vacuum, or by C section? Soon after delivery, in how much time the baby cried? Did he turn blue shortly af...  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 general practitioner (GP) and two hospital doctors, who all say it is likely a benign headache or tension-type headach...  Read Full »

Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 ...  Read Full »

Can brain development problems in babies result in convulsions?

Query: Hi doctor, My 9 months old baby had convulsions. We feel that he has crossed eyes, neck moving issues and feeling partial seizures during sleeping alone. I also have a doubt whether there is any brain development problem. Currently, he is on Keppra 100 mg/mL, 1 mL in 12 hours and so to be given twic...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am very sorry to hear about this condition. However, I would like to know some details to help you better. 1. Tell me the birth history of the child. Did the child cry immediately after birth? Has the child required to be kept in NICU for any reason (neonatal inten...  Read Full »

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