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A 30-year-old female asked:

my baby had convulsions on the 3rd day and 20th day.eeg and ultrasound were clean.now takes 0.5ml keppra (levetiracetam) and1/2 phenobarbital.what is the reason?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
Diagnosis is clinica: A normal EEG or any other test does not absolutely rule out seizure disorder or epilepsy. The diagnosis is based on clinical history and examination and progress over period of months to years. Some times repeated EEG s are needed.

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