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Can seizures go undetected?
Last Updated: 24th January, 2020
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Consequently, how do you know if you have an absence seizure?
Absence seizures involve brief, sudden lapses ofconsciousness. They're more common in children than in adults.Someone having an absence seizure may look like he or she isstaring blankly into space for a few seconds. Then, there isa quick return to a normal level of alertness.
Also Know, what causes seizures in adults with no history? There are three broad categories of seizurecauses: Epileptic seizures – People withepilepsy have a type of brain dysfunction thatintermittently causes episodes of abnormal electricalactivity. This can be caused by any type of brain injury,such as trauma, stroke, brain infection, or a braintumor.
Keeping this in view, can Absence seizures occur in adults?
Absence seizures can happen more than 100 timeseach day. Absence seizures usually do not causeserious health problems. Some people also develop another type ofseizure called a tonic-clonic seizure. This is calledan adult new-onset seizure.
What is a typical absence seizure?
These seizures are a type of absenceseizure that is atypical (a-TIP-i-kul). This means it'sdifferent, unusual, or not typical compared to typicalabsence seizures, which were previously called petit malseizures. They are a type of generalized onsetseizure, which means they start in both sides of thebrain.