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Surgery Anesthetics And Seizures

Surgery Anesthetics And Seizures

Weird question. But has had anyone had any type of surgery where they have been put under anesthesia, and if so did it effect their seizures. I had knee surgery and it was noticed by some people that for a while when the anesthesia was in my system ( for the first week or two as anesthetics last in the body for a while) my seizures were absolutely non existant and i noticed i didnt experience any of my normal symptoms with my epilepsy. Has anyone else experienced this?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

When I had surgery last year ,I did notice my seizures were gone for a few weeks but that was short lived surgery messes with your body and it does take a while for it to start functioning normally .
Although I was also given Diazepam after surgery and during it apparently i did have a seizure under anesthesia and i was also concerned that I would have one during my hospital stay recovery was painful enough the last thing I wanted was to experience a seizure on top of that that would of been terrifying .

posted 7 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I’ve had alot of different surgeries. I had no problems. I actually just had surgery done in October with my 2nd VNS and I was fine but good thing for pain pills.
But like I tell everybody, we’re all different in our own way no matter what it is.

edited, originally posted 9 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

After 2 knee surgeries I haven't had any problems before or after the the surgery.

posted 9 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

All the surgeries I’ve had, I never noticed any difference before and after being put under

posted 9 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

i had foot surgery (because of brain surgery) and that anesthesia kinda works. about 1 day seizure free without meds or anything. but the pain from outweighed the seizures.

posted 9 days ago
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