A 46-year-old member asked:
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My 6 yr old boy is suffering from cortical blindness with seizures. Are there any cures for seizures?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Control: There are medications available to control seizures that are widely used. There are implants to control severe problems.Cures however may not be possible.You should have him seen by a pediatric neurologist.
Answered on Jan 1, 2014

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