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lilpeanut07

Adult Absence Seizures

Hi there,

I'm a 25 year old female and suffer from atypical absence seizures which I guess is really odd for my age. As a child I had grand mal seizures which stopped then started having atypical absence seizures as an adult. My eyes flutter all the time and I can have up to 60 in a day ( at least from what I can tell) I also have a pituitary tumor. 

Do you think these seizures are caused by the tumor too? I'm sure it doesn't help having a tumor in there.

I am so frustrated. Do you think it's safe to drive? My seizures last about 5 seconds and under. I stop what I'm doing temporarily or space out in guess, and then continue what I'm doing.It's so annoying! I want my freedom back, and to stop feeling stupid about this. It's effecting me in all aspects of life.

i wonder if there's a surgery to stop this? I'm sick of taking pills that don't work, I'm on 80mg of Lamictal and that doesn't even touch me. I'm sick of popping pills like they are skittles.

I just don't know what to do anymore.