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Did I Have A Seizure?

Did I Have A Seizure?

The other day I was attempting to take a nap and was half asleep when I felt this electric, tingling like sensation all over my body and my left foot wouldn't stop twitching. No other part of my body moved and for some reason I didn't even try to move. I was just surprised by what I was feeling. Then I had this loud intense ringing in my ear. The whole experience only last a minute or two at most. I was drained of energy after and felt off like I was processing everything very slowly. My husband… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It sounds like you had an Aura . It is a type of seizure. The twitching in your foot may of been another type of seizure. An Absence seizure AKA Peti Mal

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

i think you had a seizure. i think its an aura seizure turning into/or a simple partial seizure (you can have more than 1 kind of seizure). my auras start with a tingling all over and landed in my brain. i tense up my right leg and arm and sometimes i freeze. but everyone is different. the loss of energy is the seizure is over. when the seizure is over, your brain needs to recharge. sometimes it's last a couple of minute, some last hours... it depends on how long the seizure last and endurance levels.

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Probably. The twitching, ringing in the ears, only lasting a minute, being drained of energy, processing things slowly afterwards are all traits of epileptic and non-epileptic seizures.
Hope you are wellđź’ś

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I'm no doctor, but it sounds somewhat like a seizure. It's hard to say, as seizures are a very case-by-case basis.

posted about 2 years ago
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