Sudden and uncontrolled changes in the brain's electrical activity are called a seizure. Some of the symptoms include confusion, staring spell, jerking movements of the arms and legs, loss of awareness, fear, and anxiety. Seizures can be caused due to high fever, lack of sleep, low sodium in the body, head injury, stroke, brain tumor, alcohol and substance abuse, and some medications (antidepressants).
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Query: Hi doctor, My mother, aged 60 years is experiencing the following symptoms for around three months (please note that these were present before lockdown started and are not related to or developed in or due to lockdown). She feels as if her brain or the head is going on one side or heavier on one si... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The initial symptoms you have mentioned are relatively nonspecific, except that she was stunned for few seconds and uttered some specific words. That is a symptom that may suggest a transient episode of seizures or TIA (transient ischemic attack) or reversible stroke-li... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, There is a health issue for my father. We did an MRI brain scan of his head. He is on Oxetol 300 mg from yesterday. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the papers shared (attachment removed to protect patient identity), your father's CT is showing some mass or tumor in the brain and because of which he is having one-sided seizures. I would like to look at MRI images to suggest possible treatment in detail. Loo... Read Full »