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What is intractable epilepsy?

The word intractable means hard to control. It can be used in relation to many things. Lots of things can be intractable. So intractable epilepsy is when someone's epilepsy is quite serious, difficult to control and as a result has… Full Answer

Is all epilepsy intractable?

No, not all epilepsy is intractable. A large amount of people keep their epilepsy controlled, mainly by use of medication, but sometimes by their behaviour and trying to avoid things that trigger their seizures. Full Answer

What is intractable nausea and vomiting?

Intractable nausea and vomiting is the inability of a person to stop vomiting. This type of vomiting is usually resistant to medical treatment. Hospital care is usually recommended as a person can become dehydrated rather quickly in these situations. Full Answer