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Any help here...reflex seizures? Specific subject matter triggers....

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i'm an outgoing 16 yr old male. Been tested over the years and no one can figure out my condition.

this happenedagain today. The last time was 2-1/2years ago.

In a high school assembly the speaker was talking about the effects of drug use, marijuana, cocaine etc...for the outr upcoming Prom this week.

I simply can not tolerate the subject matter and discussion (I HAVE NEVER USED ILLEGAL DRUGS) I pass out during class, have incontinence etc...pretty sure a seizure. I play HS sports, have an active social life and Drs in the past have run every battery of tests. Everything negative. Said in the past it might be electrolyte inbalance? My point is...ANYTIME the discussion/talk is about drugs I have these episodes. 

Anybody ever experience this.

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Hi

Hi

MMMMM not much to work with but I have thought some.

Been tested over the years and no one can figure out my condition. <<< you didn't mention the tests and what they were testing for. If it was your regular doctor then some of us would tell you that you need to see a neurologist for tests for epilepsy

I simply can not tolerate the subject matter and discussion (I HAVE NEVER USED ILLEGAL DRUGS) <<<< you might find out that in almost every job you will have meetings and you will listen to the same kind of thing. Just because you haven't used drugs does not mean the person next to you hasn't. At work I was teh best customer service agent and I was required to listen to the talks and speeches given to thopse people that were new or had been there a few months. You can do what many of us have done and that is block it out.

I pass out during class, have incontinence etc...pretty sure a seizure. <<<<< could happen in a seizure but there are other things that can cause you to lose control of your bladder. Now blacking out could be a seizure so you might want your doctor to set you up with a neurologist that specialiozes in epilepsy so you can tell him this. The 2 main tests will be a EEG (brain wave test) and a MRI (basically a picture of the brain). The EEG shows the electrical impulses in the brain and where they are comming from. If there is an abnormality (seizure activity) the neurologist will know where in the brain it is comming from. Knowing that he can look closer at that area of the brain to see if everything is normal. My EEG showed abnormalities in the left lobes of my brain. The MRI showed scared brain tissu in those lobes caused by a blow to the head when I was 6-8 years old.

Until you have been tested for epilepsy I can not tell you much but then I am not a doctor either.

I hope this helps and you get the assistance you need

Joe

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