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Epilepsy and abnormal EEG report - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   got my eeg done yesterday - report says epileptiform discharge seen
User :   abnormal awake eeg record
Doctor :  
ok
User :   diagnosis - C NS INV SEIZURE DISORDER
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what problems are you facing? why was the EEG done?
User :   kindly let me know what is this exactly and y does this happen
User :   i had some disfigurement on left side of the face
Doctor :  
ok
User :   this had happened one and a half year back as well
User :   but then the report was all normal now the report says this
Doctor :  
ok
User :   pl let me know
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In seizure disorders, the brain's electrical activity is periodically disturbed which results in some degree of temporary brain dysfunction
Doctor :   and the changes in EEG
User :   can this happen again
Doctor :  
the fact that you have had this one and a half year back
Doctor :  
tells us that there is some problem in the brain
User :   y does this occur
Doctor :  
the abnormal awake signals present tell that there is possibility that this can happen again.
Doctor :   any injury to brain can produce a space occupying lesion that causes the barin tissue to get pressed upton
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leading to abnormal signals

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which triggers the epilepsy attack
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