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Has anyone had surgery for cortical dysplasia ? And what were your results ?

Has anyone had surgery for cortical dysplasia ? And what were your results ?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi Eric Fuentes,
Look up on Google and type focal cortical dysplasia. Your answer is right there!

edited, originally posted almost 3 years ago

Has anyone with a child with cortical dysphasia tried using cannabis oil as a treatment,if so has it been effective?

Has anyone with a child with cortical dysphasia tried using cannabis oil as a treatment,if so has it been effective?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi EllenM Sorry it took so long to answer you. I m just realizing now at the age of 55 that smoking pot totally stopped my seizures. I started smoking… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Has anyone had the Temporal Lobe resection if so how was the surgery for you and would you reccot

Has anyone had the Temporal Lobe resection if so how was the surgery for you and would you reccot

I want to know if the Temporal Lobe Resection would be something that I could be considering than the VNS, if so I just want advice from patients who have had it and let me know there experience.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've had one and it has lessened my seizures and changed them.do what you think is right write down every question you have about it and ask doctors… read more

posted 3 months ago

Temporal lobe resection

Temporal lobe resection

How does seizure surgery work?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Gutted to read this I suffer temporal lobe but it's too deep in the brain to be operated so had to settle for VNS x

posted over 3 years ago

Sadness after surgery

Sadness after surgery

Has anyone felt sad for no real reason after having the resection or phase two surgery?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Don't be sad though Michelle, my 2nd Surgery was a failure but now I don't let it bother me, don't let it bother you. There's great things in this world… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Temporal lobe resection

Temporal lobe resection

I have epilepsy in both temporal lobes is there answer to a type of surgery for this condition?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have medial temporal sclerosis on the right and something on the left temporal lobe and had a temporal resection and a neuropace (DBS) implant on the… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Optical illusions

Optical illusions

Hi everyone.
When looking at anything with a bold contrasting pattern, for example..clothing/furnishings with black and white stripes or a check pattern etc, it creates what I can best describe as an optical illusion for me. The pattern appears to be moving. Just curious if anyone else experiences this?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Sounds like visual dislexia to me..My youngest daughter has it and she's 24.

posted almost 3 years ago

How many types of seizures do you get? And what types?

How many types of seizures do you get? And what types?

I get 4 types, grand mal, absence, clonic and simple partical where im fully awake but unable to speak

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Riley has Tonic-clonic, myoclonic seizures and then she also has medically unexplained syncope. It is not unusual for her seizures to last 15 minutes.… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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