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Hi Have Any Of You Guys Had Temporal Lobectomy Surgery? If So What Is Outcome And Was It Successful
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After approximately 18 years of trying all sorts of medications and treatments to control intractable daily / weekly temporal lobe seizures and approximately monthly grand mal seizures, I made the… read more

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How many days after a seizure does your mouth return to tasting food. Everything at the moment taste sour

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Nothing taste different to me, but I sometimes crave water when I'm having a strong aura. I start swollowing a lot too, even if I'm not drinking anything

Have Any Of You Had A Lobotomy? Or The VNS Implant? And What Are Your Thoughts And Opinions On Both?
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I've had both brain Sugery and VNS implant. The brain surgery helped decrease my seizure frequency down. They are still unpredictable and not 100% controlled with meds, but they are not as violent as… read more

Has Anyone Had A Temporal Lobectomy? What Was Your Experience Like? How Did It Improve/ Affect Your Seizures?
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I had right temporal lobe surgery back in 1988. It was one of the best things I have ever had done. It reduced my seizures from being intractable to rare. The neurologist told me that the pattern of… read more

Tell Me About Your Parietal Lobe Epilepsy …
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Parietal Lobe Epilepsy is an uncommon type of seizure, but here is a link to details from the International League Against Epilepsy: https://www.epilepsydiagnosis.org/seizure/parie...

Temporal Lobectomy Pain
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Hello all, just a general question here. After having a temporal lobectomy. When will the pain subside, as this is only being performed on one hemisphere.

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Ouch these are the things I really like to know

Discuss Your Pre-surgefy And Post-surgery Life.. Whats Changed For Better Or Worse?
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Im 2yra post temporal lobe tomy (L) and Im noticing I now have vertigo (which I never had previously). I tried to do roller coasters and Was done after just 2. I used to be a roller coaster junkie pre-op, now, not so much.

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After I got a grasp of all the emotional stuff I went through I do amazing. Most of what they took brain wise was scared and didn't work because of the Enchphilitis at 4
I… read more

Has Anyone Had Brain Surgery To Correct Their Seizures? Im Scared And Would Love To Hear Your Stories And Get Any Advice I Can
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I've got complex partial seizures with identified abnormality in my temporal lobe. Seizures are focal so my neurologist said surgery is an option I should consider, but I'm pretty scared and not sure it is worth it. My seizures aren't very bad and I could still lead a mostly-normal life but I plan to become a doctor and with sleep deprivation being a major trigger for me it may prevent me from pursuing my desire to work in a hospital (which means long hours). Im not sure about the process of… read more

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I had surgery in July of 2004, a left frontol lobectomy. I guess my only side effect was that my IQ increased to an above average level, it's working well, my last seizure was in 2011 and I still take… read more

I Feel Sudden Electric-shock Like Sensations, Intolerable Pain, Buzzing, Moving Across Shoulders, Neck & Down Spine??
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Is it part of my parietal lobe seizures? Maybe focal aware? I have focal unaware mostly (complex partials), also simple focal aware (auras) of rt temporal parietal lobes, and sometimes bilateral to left side temporal parietal lobes also. Anyone ever experience this type of sensation or is it something else??

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Here are all of the facts from the Experts at the Epilepsy Foundation and the US National Library of Medicine about seizures of all kinds but especially epileptic seizures

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I Had A Right Temporal Lobe Lobectomy 4 Years Ago. I Lost Most Of My Episodic Memories? Has Anyone Else Had This Experience?
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Oh! that is very disappointing. I’m sorry that this has happened to you. If my Dr ever talks to me about this as a remedy I will certainly give this a second thought