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Occipital Lobe Epilepsy

Occipital Lobe Epilepsy

Does anyone have occipital lobe epilepsy?? I already had temporal lobe and was recently diagnosed with this, I’m just really confused and am experiencing a lot of weird things and was hoping there was someone on here I could talk to that could help me and relate/:

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Many years before I was diagnosed I had 2episodes of ,eye problems ,the type you might associate with migraines ,but without a headache These involved zig zag lines ,beginning in the lower quadrant of each eye, then moving to cover the whole eye .My mum had the same ,she used to call them 'squiggles' In hindsight I wonder whether this was a form of seizure in my occipital lobe

posted 8 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

sounds like the same symptoms I was experiencing 25 years ago.

if you don't mind, what meds are you taking?

posted 8 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

the vimpat and zonisamide that im on, makes me way too intoxicated. I don't like it. thank you for sharing this post makes me realize that I really have been dealing with this for a long long time

posted 8 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I see the circular spots also. Sometimes they are transparent, most of the time they are different colors. I truly don’t know what’s called , but I always called them FLOSATERS . It’s like they float across my vision left to right .

Your the muscle spasms your experiencing, reminds me of a Myoclonic Seizures.

posted 8 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Kevin All posts have one thing in common- crazy thoughts, senses, etc all from erratic brain waves aka a seizure. Like a dream while awake so these reactions vary. So two can have the same but that doesn't mean the cause of the seizure is. Your docs doing all he can to rule out say a tumor or other physical things in the area that's most affected as the testing shows. Please listen only to the one who knows best..We may not know the cause of epilepsy-like diabetes is ? but we can treat the symptoms-seizures .

posted 8 months ago
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