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Yes. Your father should be examined and properly diagnosed by a good neurologist, not the ER.
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It does sound like an absence seizure to me, but it could be something else. I recommend taking her to a doctor. They can perform a test to determine...
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If you want to know, pediatric seizures can be outgrown, my son's were. Other seizures are not outgrown and their severiy is determined by theur...
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There are many ways that people with epilepsy and their families can help with research on this disorder. Pregnant women with epilepsy who are taking...
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Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain sometimes signal abnormally. Neurons normally generate...
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Just as there are many different kinds of seizures, there are many different kinds of epilepsy. Doctors have identified hundreds of different...
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While research has led to many advances in understanding and treating epilepsy, there are many unanswered questions about how and why seizures...
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Doctors have developed a number of different tests to determine whether a person has epilepsy and, if so, what kind of seizures the person has. In...
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While any seizure is cause for concern, having a seizure does not by itself mean a person has epilepsy. First seizures, febrile seizures...
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Although most people with epilepsy lead full, active lives, they are at special risk for two life-threatening conditions: status epilepticus and...
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Many cases of epilepsy can be prevented by wearing seatbelts and bicycle helmets, putting children in car seats, and other measures that prevent head...
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Your question is an important one for women with epilepsy who wish to have a family. There is little scientific information on this subject, and most...
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Having a close relative with epilepsy (particularly if it is a form of primary generalized epilepsy) does increase the risk of developing epilepsy a...
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