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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Epilepsy
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   hi
User :   am xxxx
Doctor :   how can i help u??
Doctor :   hi XXXXXXXX i am Dr xxxx
User :   am suffering from epilapsy
User :   since 2003
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i was taking ,medicines since 2005
User :   and I gt 4 seizure attacks fromm 2003 to 2006
Doctor :   ok\
User :   yearly once
Doctor :   ok
User :   and I was prescribed oxetol 300 mg for that
User :   after 2006 to 2006 der were no attacks
Doctor :   ok
User :   so my doctor has taken EEG and dat was normal like it was a normal brain reaction in EEG
User :   so doctor said u r ok now ,u can reduce da doosag by taking one tablet at nnight
Doctor :   ok
User :   den after may 2009 to may 11 2010 am ok
User :   I gt recently attacked by seizure on may 12 2010
User :   dat was da prblem
User :   lik it effected me agian wen i wa ok for 3 yrs without any attack
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   whats ur age?
User :   so dooctor changed the medicine to selzic OD 300
Doctor :   ok
User :   23 sir
User :   so dats the prblem
Doctor :   ok
User :   will epylapsy cure
Doctor :   please give me 2 minutes
User :   do I need to take medicine for long time
User :   surely sir
Doctor :   frankly speaking There is no cure for epilepsy, but medicines can control seizures for most people
User :   ok
User :   sir am feeling disappointed actually
User :   can I get married
User :   am feeling about that
Doctor :   please dont get dissapointed
Doctor :   u can get married
User :   its hurting me alot sir
Doctor :   there is no rule that u will get seizures every year,
User :   being a girl am unable to tell this actually to any of my friends
User :   am in love actually
Doctor :   ok
User :   I was feeling too emotional abt this attack again
User :   wen I wa ok for 3 yrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   sir do I need to take this medicine for life long
User :   ?
Doctor :   there are many people who are suffering from epilepsy
User :   will it effect my children wen am pregnent
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it will not effect the children
User :   ya sir and actually to say i frankly am bot sensitive
Doctor :   do u have family history of epilepsy??
User :   no sit
User :   no sir
User :   only me
Doctor :   do u have history of any head injury??
User :   no sir
Doctor :   before 2003 u were fine??
User :   actulaly am an emotional person wer I feel depressed for unnecessary things
User :   ya sir
Doctor :   u never had any episodes of epilepsy??
User :   no nt at all b4 2003
User :   since 2003 only I was 15 older at dat time
Doctor :   ok
User :   I gt a job after my graduation sir
Doctor :   good
User :   like I tried alot since 1 yr for job
Doctor :   ok
User :   in that I cried,tensed,thinked alot for job
User :   like it incresed my stress on my barain
User :   brain
Doctor :   ok
User :   dat made dsis seizure attack
Doctor :   ok
User :   now am ok ,I have a job I didnt get a joining until now
Doctor :   so whenever u are depressed and stressed u get attack??
User :   it may be this june or july
Doctor :   ok
User :   actuallu dat epilapsy z because of my stress in tha brain
User :   doctor told me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u tell me u had few episoddes of seizures righht??
User :   so I was thinking nw I have ti take medincine for life long
User :   ?
Doctor :   so every time u were under stress before getting seizure??
User :   ya sir
Doctor :   is there any MRI/CT Scan taken?
User :   like normally its da case of stress in barin
User :   ya sir
User :   it was taken
User :   its normal
User :   like sir it only yearly once
User :   seizure attack
Doctor :   ok
User :   one in year
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but the fact is there is no permanent cure,only thing is we can control
User :   so van u tell me abt dis medicine selzic OD 300
User :   can
User :   I want to knw abt this medicine ,today I went to hosp he prescribed me this medicine sir
Doctor :   and normally if there is no seizure attack ,we will reduce the dose and ultimately we will ask the patient to stop it if there is no seizure even after reduction of dose
User :   any sideeffects
Doctor :   sure will tell u
User :   ok
Doctor :   .Its side effects include Dizziness,fatigue, vertigo,abnormal thinking, insomnia, speech disorder, abdominal pain, gastritis,
Doctor :   and some times abnormal gait,weakness, back pain, abnormal coordination, muscle weakness;
User :   my god dese many
Doctor :   every tablet will have side effects ,doctors prescribe tablets only when the benifit is more when compared to side effects
User :   ok
Doctor :   especiially every anti epilepsy drug will have effect on brain so ,
Doctor :   there are chances of side effects effecting brain
User :   sir my doctor is XXXXXXXX xxx,neurologist I hope u heard
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   where are u from?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she is from?
User :   nimhans bangalore sir
Doctor :   u know even the paracetomol tablet which we take for fever also have many side effects
Doctor :   ohh ok
User :   ok
User :   sir so der z no need to worry about
Doctor :   yes
User :   taking tablets intime will control my attacks
Doctor :   if u experience any dizziness,sleeplesness.
User :   so can i go out sir,I want to meet my friends and i want to do job
Doctor :   then u just report to Dr XXXXXXXX about it so that he can change the medication
Doctor :   go out?
Doctor :   means?
Doctor :   where?
User :   like am at home only since I gt seizure attack sir
Doctor :   ok
User :   I was worried ,like wen I will feel unconscious dat made me to stay at home only
User :   I cried alot 2 day sir
User :   lik worrying abot my marraige and preganancy
Doctor :   that is not a problem u can go out ,but dont ride vehicle atleast for some days
Doctor :   why are u worried about pregnancy??
User :   will my children get effected of epilapsy
User :   bcz of me
Doctor :   there is nothing like that..
User :   so can I do job :)
Doctor :   there are chances which are very low
Doctor :   yes u can do a job
Doctor :   provided dont take to much of tensions
User :   ya sir
Doctor :   u select a job which is not stressfull
User :   absololutely no from now
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   have u informed ur boyfriend about seizure episodes?
User :   TCS sir dats my company wer i gt selected :)
Doctor :   thats really good
Doctor :   where?
User :   joining hasnt cm waiting hope hyd or bangalore
Doctor :   ok
User :   I dint tell this to my byfriend sir
User :   dats wat am woorying
Doctor :   have u told that u had similar episodes before?
User :   will der any prblem
Doctor :   u should be knowing about him
User :   no sir acfually am in love wen I was normal ,wen I dnt hv seizure at all
Doctor :   even before 15 years?
User :   I didnt know dat dis comes again
User :   am in love at da age of 22
User :   wen I dnt have any attack of seixure
Doctor :   that time u already had episodes right?
Doctor :   what is the guy doing?
User :   does love ses da health
User :   he z in infosys coompany hyderabad
User :   working
Doctor :   it all depends upon the guy
Doctor :   u inform him about this..
Doctor :   dont get tensed
Doctor :   if he is not understanding u
Doctor :   and if he is having anyproblem
Doctor :   then dont worry,
Doctor :   try to take him to doctor with u, so that he will explain the problem to him
User :   sir am a normal person like u,thing z am having epilapsy dat made me distinct form u people
Doctor :   as the problem u are facing is not dangerous or contagious,
Doctor :   no no i dint mean to say that
Doctor :   u are very normal
Doctor :   any person can get epilepsy
User :   no sir I didnt hurt u am telling this just to relax my heart as t is crying while am chatting with u
Doctor :   please dont cry
User :   and dat too am a girl its hurting alot
Doctor :   even an obsolutely normal person get epilepsy if he is stressed too much
User :   july 25 z my birthday
User :   ok
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   happy birthday in advance
User :   I thot I will njoy my bithday
Doctor :   AAAAAAA u should know one thing ..epilepsy is not a dangerous disease to feel bad and cry
User :   but 2day wen i was adviced to take medicine for long time I was thinking ,I dnt have fate to njoy
Doctor :   just relax
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   there are many people who are suffering from dangerous diseases with out treatment
User :   ya sir
Doctor :   so u please dont think too much
User :   u r right
User :   I want to increase my weight sir
Doctor :   whats ur weight?
User :   42 :(
Doctor :   okk
Doctor :   thats tlittle low
User :   u der sir
User :   u der ?
Doctor :   hi
User :   ya sir tell me to increase my weight
Doctor :   i m here
Doctor :   whats ur height?
User :   5 foot 4 inches
Doctor :   ok
User :   shul od 55 or 50
Doctor :   50
Doctor :   is fine
User :   ok
User :   what to eat dat makes my weight inc
Doctor :   what is regular diet?
User :   mng breakfast,meal in lunch and meal in dinner
User :   some snacks in evn
User :   sir u r from
Doctor :   veg/nonveg?
User :   both :)
Doctor :   i am from bangalore
Doctor :   good
User :   hey sir I stay in electronics city IIIT
User :   burger,pizza wil make my fat?
Doctor :   ohh is it good
User :   i did my masters in computers from IIIT bangalore sir
Doctor :   ohh thats great
User :   top 20 college in world
User :   sir u work in which hosp ?
Doctor :   so doing ur masters from prestigious institue
Doctor :   why did u worry about job?
User :   like I dnt have right fate actually TCS was my 17 company after many trails
User :   :)
Doctor :   ohhh
User :   burger and pizza
User :   I will eat this
Doctor :   it is not only pizza and burger
Doctor :   u eat chicken/mutton??
User :   chicken
User :   :)
Doctor :   eat non veg especially red meat
User :   fish also
User :   :)
Doctor :   and also daily egg
User :   ohk
User :   ok surely except thursday :)
Doctor :   egg is very good
Doctor :   and highly proteinacous
User :   sir wer u work in bangalore ?
Doctor :   at present working for health care magic and
User :   which hosp ?
Doctor :   alos have own setup in kasturinagar,bangalore
User :   ok
Doctor :   own hospital
User :   den I will meet u sometime wen i get joining in bang :)
Doctor :   ok
User :   sir u r specialist in ?
Doctor :   general medicine
User :   ok
User :   :)
User :   being a doctor z really wonderful :)
User :   giving life :)
Doctor :   thanks
User :   sir if u dnt mind can i hav ur mail id ,or do i need to cm to this health magic if i have any doubts
Doctor :   then
User :   if u dnt mind to give
Doctor :   we are not supposed to reveal personal ids
User :   ya i thot
Doctor :   and in health care magic there is online consultation
User :   dats k sir ,but am thinking if i cm to online like evrytime der wil be a new doctor so do in need to explain again
Doctor :   u can ask for dr .xxxx

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