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My friend just blacked out for 2 hours, came to my house &

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My friend just blacked...

My friend just blacked out for 2 hours, came to my house & is very disoriented. He has epilepsy, but not sure if he had a seizure

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Not yet. Tagratol is what he has used before, but apparently hasnt taken. He takes ibuprofen & Zanax as needed and tamazapam for sleep aid

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Borderline diabetic

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 7 months ago

Sorry to hear about that . Well 2 hrs a fairly long duration and should definitely be assessed. Was he alone or he had someone with him who observed this all? If he was alone and he is a known epileptic and is non-comp,iant on medication then there is a fair chance that he might have had a fit. He should be examined to look for any neurological deficit, any residual deficits following the episode.

Needs professional help for evaluation and appropriate investigations. These should include a CT brain , EEG, EKG ,serum electrolytes and serum levels of anti epileptic he uses.

He will need to be more regular with his medications too. So it needs immediate assessment at a healthcare setting.

Let me know if you have any further queries.

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