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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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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 »

Are there epilepsies that do not cause physical seizures?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from a wide array of mental symptoms for around nine years. Some years ago, I went to see a neurologist. He took an electroencephalography (EEG), and found "epileptiform activity", I think in temporal lobes. So he said I have epilepsy and prescribed Valproate. He ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. EEG (electroencephalogram)is not a diagnostic tool in itself. EEG can show abnormality in a normal person and also can be normal in epilepsy patients. Few EEG changes can be seen in normal and abnormal conditions. As you mentioned that your symptom is psychotic like, the...  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 icliniq.com. 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 icliniq.com. 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 »

Can you see any problem in my EEG report?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an electroencephalogram (EEG) done and the results were abnormal. I have attached the reports. What do the results mean? Can I be treated? If yes, then how? I take Aripiprazole, Fluoxetine, and Oxybutynin. I am diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and urinary incontinence. When I was...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your symptoms: 1. What exactly happens in the episode of partial loss of consciousness. Is it the feeling of surroundings rotating around you? Is it the feeling of you rotating yourself? Is it the feeling of impending doom with ...  Read Full »

How serious is grand mal seizure in a 5-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4.5-year-old daughter had one severe grand mal seizure last month, after an EEG showing abnormal and put on Keppra. She was diagnosed with bects in frontal lobe not central. Now her MRI showed multiple tiny predominantly anterior cerebral subcortical white matter, areas of increase...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further information about your daughter. Was it the first episode of seizure to your daughter? Or she had prior seizures too? Did she have a fever before seizure with headache or vomiting? How are her developmental milestones? Is she growin...  Read Full »

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