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Dr. Bob, Neurologist (MD)
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 5638
Experience:  Neurology & Int Medicine (US Trained): 20 yrs experience
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My daughter has lung cancer that started in the lymph glands

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my daughter has lung cancer that started in the lymph glands and shes having chemo but last week she went into a fit it was horrible to watch but she didn't remember anything about it when she came round eventually I would really like to know what could have caused it
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
could I have answer on here please as I cant get into my e mail
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 2 years ago.
I'm not in a position where I can place a phone call, but I can tell you this: she needs an MRI of the brain if she has not had one recently. You need to rule out central nervous system involvement with this cancer. If present, it could change her treatment plan considerably.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
she has had mri and a lot of treatment but are these siezures dangerous and how do I treat her if she has another 1 in my presence
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 2 years ago.
Seizures are not usually life threatening unless a patient goes into status epilepticus or aspirates stomach contents. Status epilepticus occurs when a seizure lasts too long (>5 minutes) or when seizures occur so close together that the person doesn't recover between them. Do you know what caused her seizure?