Help Identifying Seizure Type

Help Identifying Seizure Type

Can someone explain to me what type of seizure I'm having if my right shoulder repeatedly raised and lowers multiple times for about a minute or two? Sometimes it's the right side of my back (muscle) that tenses and releases so much so that I jerk backwards. I could really use some clarification. Thanks in advance!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi Stacy you are having a Myclonic Seizure. I have them they are really quick, & sometimes you don't even know you're having it. I hope I answered your question clearly.

posted about 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

If you don't lose consciousness it sounds like a Simple Partial onset seizure. I have them and they last a few seconds and give me the sensation that my whole mouth and tongue are numb to the point I can't speak. Almost like I had been to the dentist.

posted about 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Most of mine feel like I'm being shocked with a cattle prod between my shoulders. My head flies back and it knocks the wind from my lungs too.

posted about 4 years ago
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