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I'm 23 years old, and for the past 2 years, i've been having strange episodes. The symptoms include nausea, ringing in the ears, sweating, feeling hot, tingling (can be localized to one part or spread over my whole body), and a deja vu feeling or feeling like im in my own past. This is often preceded by an aura, and occasionally i will vomit afterward and be very tired and disoriented. I have a strange sense of disconnection from before the episodes, almost like i'm a different person, but it feels very different from dissociation. I should add that these episodes come in waves where i can see anywhere from 2 weeks to a month or so without having them, and when i do, i could experience anywhere from 3 to an uncountable amount in one day. The wave only lasts 1-3 days. I was told they were panic attacks until i bit my tongue enough to bleed 3 weeks ago. My mom's mom was diagnosed with epilepsy, and these seem like focal seizures after doing some research. Does this sound plausible?


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replied April 10th, 2019
Epilepsy Answer A64919
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
These symptoms are consistent with panic attacks.
However, EEG and serum calcium should be done to rule out organic cause.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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