An aura is often the first sign that you are going to have a seizure. You may have an aura from several seconds up to 60 minutes before a seizure.
Most people who have auras have the same type of aura every time they have a
To diagnose an apparent first-time seizure, your doctor will:
Take a detailed medical history (including a family history of seizures)
Gather information about your behavior before, during, and after the episode
Do a physical exam
These are tests that may be done:
An electroencephalogram (EEG) to identify any abnormal electrical misfiring in the brain and help predict the risk of future seizures
Brain imaging tests such as an MRI or CT scan to help narrow down a possible tr...