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Can sinusitis cause seizures?

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Posted on Mon, 29 May 2017
Question: I have TBI and I fall and had a head injury and now the doctor said that I have a mucosal thickening on the left maxillary sinuses can it cause you to have a complex partial seizures because I already had two seizures last month. Can this happen
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (15 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Continue anti epileptic drugs

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern. .
Head injury can be a cause of seizure and treatment is required.
Mucosal thickness or sinusitis is not the cause of seizures.
You should continue drugs and doses needs to be increased if required.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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Brief Answer: Continue anti epileptic drugs Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your question and understand your concern. . Head injury can be a cause of seizure and treatment is required. Mucosal thickness or sinusitis is not the cause of seizures. You should continue drugs and doses needs to be increased if required. Hope you found the answer helpful. Do get back to me for further information. Regards Dr N Kumar Neurologist