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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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

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 »

What are the side effects of stopping Keppra?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a seizure for the first time in my life when I was about 19 years old. The emergency room physician did not do any tests before he put me on Keppra. After I had been put on Keppra, I went to a neurologist who did an MRI and a sleep study. Nothing showed up on either test, but he...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. First of all, I like to share a medical dilemma when it comes to a seizure disorder. When we evaluate for seizure or the number of seizures, the MRI and EEG is often performed. If we get any abnormality, then the diagnosis ...  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 Quka

Neurologist

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 »

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

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

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...  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

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

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 »

Should I seek an expert help for my baby's infantile spasms like movement?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 14 weeks old now. When he was 12 weeks old, I noticed some strange movements in him. It was like infantile spasms. I consulted a doctor with a video taken. I took him along with me. The doctor told me that it looks normal. Still, I see some strange movements. I am not able to s...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your uploaded video carefully (attachment removed to protect patient identity). These movements do not look like spasms. They are related to a normal reflex of the children. From the other hand, spasms also cause extension in the neck. It is not seen in ...  Read Full »

Kindly explain my EEG report.

Query: Hi doctor, I want an explanation about my EEG report. I will try to explain my problems. After taking antibiotics, I had neurological reactions to them. They are memory loss, brain fog, and had concentration problems. Later on, we discovered that I have sensitivities to a lot of medications and che...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a critical finding seen. You have a slow activity (theta waves) in the temporal and frontotemporal lobe. It correlates with the memory problems, and for the confusion you had. Comi...  Read Full »

Why do I overload my brain with so many thoughts?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with essential tremors, and I am always distracted. I suffer from tics and obsessive, repetitive movement like blinking, clenching my fist, breathing tics, obsessed with personalities and how consciousness works. I always focused on my bodily sensations, like how my legs f...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be thinking excessively. Probably, it is your personality makeup which makes you think so. As long as you do not get distressed, it is alright. But, if you feel that you have to change, try focussing on your career at present. Invest your time in a new hobby....  Read Full »

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