Items Tagged ‘seizure’

March 29, 2018

Our Journey with RR UCLA Medical Center

By JnJ JnJ

I’m writing this story on behalf of my wife. Back in April 2017, I took my wife to the ER at another hospital. She was incoherent, confused, and had difficulty forming sentences. This is where she was diagnosed to have suffered a stroke. Subsequent MRI’s and cerebral angiogram were performed which then confirmed that she […]

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Tags: blood flow, brain surgery, bypass surgery, cerebral angiogram, CT scans, Doctors Day, Dr. Anthony Wang, ER, Maddie's Room, Moyamoya, Moyamoya disease, MRI


My Son's Brain Tumor

November 29, 2017

My Son’s Brain Tumor

By uclahealth uclahealth

Last year in March, I received a call from the school nurse. Saying “C” is alright but I wanted to call because today in class he said he blacked out, didn’t know what was going on.

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Tags: autistic children, biopsy, black outs, CT scan, Dr. Aria Fallah, emergency room, ER, featured, high functioning autistic, hormone changes, hormones, infectious disease


Fever 101: The why, how and what to do for fevers in children

December 21, 2016

Fever 101: The why, how and what to do for fevers in children

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I don’t feel so good,” your child groans. You put a hand to your child’s forehead, and sure enough, it’s warm to the touch. Fever strikes again! A fever is not an illness itself – it is actually a sign that the body is fighting off an infection. And while fevers may cause your child […]

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Tags: body temperature, children fever, Dr. Carlos Turner, fever, fevers, illness, irregular breathing, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, pediatrician, seizure, stiff neck, thermometers