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My dad has started having "fits" where he become disoriented, unable to focus his eyes, unable to control his motor skills, and has something that looks like a seizure.  He is 57 years old, white, male.  The first one was about a 1.5 years ago my dad was getting ready to fly home from vacation in Hawaii and had a seizure like "fit".  He felt dizzy, weak, and was disoriented.  The doctors there and when he returned home did an MRI that showed nothing unusual, Cat scan was fine, blood work and sugar levels were fine.  He started feeling better so didn't pursue the issue when no test found anything.  Last Thursday (April, 7th) it happened again, he couldn't focus his eyes, he said his legs were "rubbery", he was disoriented, and at one point was not able to control his head and was almost in a seizure.  Mom said that when he has these "fits" both times he didn't remember where he was at parts of it.  She also said that this time when they were in the ER he could answer some of the doctor's questions about age, name, address; however, other questions like who the governor or the state was, or the president of the US he drew a blank or gave the wrong answer.  Again, all sorts of tests came back fine.  What could be wrong with my dad?    Please help.
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These simptoms indicate on neurological issue.His brain went into overload in the time of seizure. If he has lack of memory, sensation and coordination it could be brain pressure.
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Hi there. Your dad needs rigorous investigations since he has suffered from seizure like involuntary motor activity along with loss of cognitive function. Consult a neurologist soon for a complete neurological evaluation including MRI scan brain, EEG, NCV studies. The rubbery legs need to be checked for guillain barre syndrome which is a form of peripheral neuropathy triggered by an acute infection. Ascending paralysis, weakness in feet and hands migrating towards trunk this could become life threatening if muscles of respiration are affected. There is symmetrical weakness with legs feeling rubbery that tend to buckle. Other problems could be bulbar weakness due to affected lower cranial nerves, dysphagia and respiratory difficulties. Hence a prompt evaluation is warranted to rule this disorder out. Hope this helps you. Best regards.

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THANK YOU!  He has seen a neurologist since my post, and another doctor as well.  He has had an MRI done which showed nothing.  He has an EEG scheduled for next week.  One of the doctors found that he does have an ear infection, and is currently on antibiotics for that, and the neurologist has him on a seizure medication as well.  Thank you for taking the time to post, and the NCV studies to him as well.  Thank you!
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Also, when my dad has his second seizure they checked his respiration and heart rate and found his oxygen levels were good and that his heart rate was also good.  I believe they have ruled out guillain barre syndrome, but thank you for being thorough. Your post is much appreciated.  Thank you.
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