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Is it possible for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy symptoms to worsen after your first grand mal seizure?

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Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience in Neurology
Yes.: While JME is often fairly easy to treat (80+ percent of cases) there are cases which are terribly difficult to get under control. This may be perceived as worsening after the first identified seizure...which often is the first convulsion.
Answered on Jun 2, 2014

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