Can this sleepmovements have been a epileptic seizure?

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Offline stickinsect

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I have a history of 2 febrile seizures in childhood. I doing something with my hand but it is nothing there and doing some weird stuff with my head.


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Re: Can this sleepmovements have been a epileptic seizure?
« Reply #1 on: 28/09/2013 00:36:25 »
... I doing something with my hand ...

The hand movement looks a bit like a "pill-rolling" movement, but doesn't go on very long [0:50-0:60]

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.... automatisms, such as:

    mouth movements, including chewing, lip-smacking, gulping, swallowing, or spitting
    eye blinking, head turning, or raising one arm
    hand movements, including picking at the air or at his clothing, gestures, rapid “pill-rolling” movements, grasping at objects

That you are poking out your tongue [to one side] and appear at times to have asymmetrical facial expressions are worthy of note.

You should show this video to a neurologist who specializes in treating epilepsy and tell them your history.

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« Last Edit: 28/09/2013 01:53:28 by RD »