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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Thoughts: You could have bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome, which is caused by typing, or keyboard activities. Your sister's epilepsy would likely have no relat ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Dr. A V answered
18 years experience Neurology
Depends: It really depends on the type of epilepsy. Some you can 'grow out of' whereas others are lifelong. Best is to consult with the neurologist and find ou ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Epilepsy: Epilepsy at older age can be due to a number of causes such as head trauma, intra cranial hemorrhage, vacular lesions such as aneurysms, strokes, t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Almost any chronic disease can cause growth problems, especially if it interferes with nutrition, intake, digestion, or metabolism. Controlled seizure ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Please rephrase: My apologies but I'm not understanding your question. I am a neurologist so would love to help. Please think of another way to come at your quesiton ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Seiden
18 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yes: You should definitely get vaccinated. The risk of that triggering a re-emergence of your seizures is exceptionally low.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Wetzel
Specializes in Psychiatry
Qualified Assessment: The issues you describe cross over several medical specialties: Psychiatry, Neurology, and Geriatric Medicine. Thorough evaluations by an Internist, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Classification: Seizures can be classified as focal or generalized. They can be further classified as grand mal, simple partial, complex partial and absence seizures ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
LGS: Lennox Gastaut Syndrome is pretty difficult to treat. Patients can have dozens of seizures per day, and may only reduce this number by 50% with 4 med ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Many symptoms: Infants can present with eye deviation, lip smacking, bicycling motions, extremity twitching.....Older kids can present with school problems, staring ... Read More

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