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can you have a seizure 6 years apart

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: gluten enteropathy has to do with the digestive tract and seizures are related to issues with the nervous system.
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation: ER or UC center ASAP! Although febrile seizures are common in young children, the frwquency is concerning: Go to the ER NOW!
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Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Too many: There are too many possible causes to cover in a format like this. Since you're probably interested in a specific 6-year-old, it's best if you ask the ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Seizure control: Not if she's controlled with seizure medication and under the care of a neurologist.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerald Ratner
50 years experience Psychiatry
Could be: Consider addition of another seizure medication.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
The cause may vary: The most common reason for a 16 year old to have recurrent seizures would be epilepsy. We do not know the cause for epilepsy. Quite often it runs in t ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience Neurology
She is doing extreme: It can be but 2 seizures in 5 years are suggesting good control. Do not expect it will go away forever.Talk with your neurologist for newer seizure me ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Can be treated: First, why is calcium low? Is it due to medication effect, or due to metabolic issues. Need to have in normal range, as if too low can cause seizures ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Unfortunately no: It is possible the jerks may stop on their own after years but medications remain the best option.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: I assume you mean Restoril.If you only took now you can't withdraw.

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