About "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.

Related Terms: Mri Of Brain, Seizure, Epilepsy, Anti-epileptic Drugs, Seizure Disorder, Mri, Anxiety

Recently Answered Questions

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »
Do you see any abnormality in the attached EEG report?
Query: Hi doctor, I had an 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 a child (2 or 3 years ...  Read Full »
Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms: 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 inc...  Read Full »
Is there any epilepsy that does 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 EEG, and found "epileptiform activity", I think in temporal lobes. So he said I have epilepsy and prescribed Valproate. He said my depersonalisation...  Read Full »
Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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,...  Read Full »
From my history, please explain the problem I have.
Query: Hi doctor,I have had migraines all of my life as long as I can remember. A year ago, I suddenly fainted, hit my head on the wall and received a concussion. Right before I fainted, I was feeling like I had to burp and I had lots of saliva in my mouth. My head was hurting and I felt dizzy. Then, I fel...  Read Full »
Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have seizure for sure. The EEG (electroencephalogram) suggests (attachment removed to protect patient identity) localization more in the left temporal, but also generalized activity in both sides of your brain. There are two possibilities. First, yours is a primary ...  Read Full »
A 26 month old stopped talking all of a sudden. What could her condition be?
Query: Hello doctor,A 26 month old girl stopped talking at 19 months and started showing less response and a medical assessment was done and termed the child as differently abled. Some home therapies were done and the child was then allowed to interact with more people and now she showed drastic improvemen...  Read Full »
Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim
Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please get an MRI brain done with a repeat EEG to rule out any anomalies in the brain and its functioning. From your history, this seems more like a psychological issue rather than anything else, very important clues being that the child was apparently alright and h...  Read Full »
What could cause the eyes to go around as if spun on a chair?
Query: Hello doctor, My son is 4. He was diagnosed with vertigo. It started when he was playing on his gadget. We have found that when he plays an action game, he becomes extremely scared and points to his head. When it first started, I saw his eyes going aro, nd and around as if someone spun him in a cha...  Read Full »
Dr. Aida Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your son's symptoms could be related to epilepsy seizures. For this reason, I recommend performing an EEG (electroencephalogram). Starting an antiepileptic drug may be needed. In case this diagnosis will be confirmed, this situation may last for some years, depending o...  Read Full »
I have tingling in head and occasional dizziness. What is to be done?
Query: Hello doctor, Since three months, I have a head tingling 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 Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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. For more information con...  Read Full »
My kid has a milestone delay. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, My kid has a developmental delay. He is missing his milestones. He is 1 year 10 months. He does not walk or kneel or speak yet. His TMS and GC-MS reports showed negative. We started Levi Pil syrup (Levetiracetam) based on the attached EEG report.  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. Regarding the prescription of Levetiracetam, it is completely right as there is evidence of absence seizures indicated by EEG (electroencephalogram). Regarding developmental delay, there is a need for MRI brain. As mentione...  Read Full »
Can mobile phone affect brain?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old, my height is 6 feet, weight is 55 kg. When I use the mobile phone, I feel pain in my brain but when I do not use the mobile phone, I feel normal. But when I use mobile I feel malaise and because of it, sleep does not come to me at night. I used to take medicines for th...  Read Full »
Dr. Aida Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You should know that short conversations on the phone are not harmful to the brain. But, long conversations can lead to altered brain function (abnormal waves in EEG). For this reason, I would recommend avoiding prolonged use of the phone. I would also recommend tryi...  Read Full »
I hit my head while fainting and turned pale and rigid. Is it normal?
Query: Hello doctor,I felt dizzy yesterday so I sat down. After that, I fainted. I do not know what happened. I thought that I am sleeping and someone is trying to wake me up. I know from my friends that while fainting I hit my head. My body was rigid with tilted head back, my eyes rolled back, I was pale ...  Read Full »
Dr. Aida Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read carefully your question and would explain that your symptoms could be related to epilepsy seizures. For this reason, it is important consulting with a neurologist and performing an EEG (electroencephalography) and a brain MRI study. Some blood laboratory tests...  Read Full »


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