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Convulsions and swimming - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Brain and Spine
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   am having some neurological problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   and am taking medicines for the past two years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   age 26 gender male
Doctor :   ok
User :   xxxxxxx
Doctor :   ok
User :   and dependents yes
User :   i wanted to know like
Doctor :   what is the exact nature of the problem?
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is fits
Doctor :   ok
User :   for it how many years do i need to take medicine
Doctor :   can you describe to me what happens during the firs?
User :   is it for life long
Doctor :   you may have to take it life long to prevent further episodes
User :   before happening i will experience some kind of dizzinesss
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the images in from will be shaking
User :   it wont be constant
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you lose conciousness
Doctor :   when there is a fit?
User :   and i didnt met a doctor for the past 1 year
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   have the attacks subsided?
Doctor :   after taking the medicine?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   i dont have any episodes for the past 2 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other health problema you have got?
User :   no
User :   this is the one which is bothering me much
Doctor :   ok
User :   i would like to go for swimming
User :   can i go
Doctor :   medication for seizures have to be continued life long mostly
Doctor :   with emdication you can resume your daily activities
User :   Ok doctor
User :   Thank you very much
Doctor :   but after some more time
Doctor :   i suggest you consult a neurologist every year or every 6 months
Doctor :   are you there/
User :   is there any chance
User :   like we will stop it after some time
Doctor :   it depends upon the advice of your neurologist
Doctor :   he will try to taper the medications
Doctor :   avoid alcohol, smoking
User :   Ok
Doctor :   have good sleep
Doctor :   avoid stress
Doctor :   by maintaining overall fitness and eating a healthy diet
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   Nothing doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   Thanks for Consulting Health care Magic. If you find this service helpful please refer your friends and family members.
User :   bye
User :   yeah sure
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