Re: Ok, here's a new one....

From: Christine M. Smith (
Mon Oct 18 23:46:09 1999

At Mon, 18 Oct 1999, Ginny King wrote: >
>Hey guys,
>I doubt if anyone has experienced this but today was a new experience
>for me. I went to bed last night with the pain in my right side really
>acting up. When I got up this morning I was so sick to my stomach that
>I had to run to the bathroom because I thought I was going to throw up.
>Instead I had a seizure of some type. I fell to the floor, couldn't see
>or feel anything, but could hear myself thrashing around. When I
>finally came to, I was confused and not sure if it really happened or
>not. Then I looked around the bathroom and could see where I had thrown
>over the wastebasket and knocked over several items around me. I went
>back to bed really exhausted and with a headache, but an hour or so
>later I felt OK. Anyway, I called the pain management doctor since they
>were the ones I saw last and they called me back six hours later and
>told me to call my PCP. Which I did and of course have not heard back
>from them. I've passed out before because of the pain, but never have
>had a seizure. I'm a little scared and wish someone would call me back.
>Does anyone know if pain can cause a seizure? I wonder if the Crohn's
>could as well, but I couldn't find it listed as a side effect anywhere I
>looked on the internet. Anyway, thanks for letting me vent. Ginny
>Ginny King

Ginny: This is awful! I sure hope you have heard back from the pcp by now, or else called them again. Could it have been a side effect of any of the meds you are on? Please let us know.

Chris S. >

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