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Is Epilepsy Curable
Is epilepsy curable? My baby has suffered 3 times epilepsy at the age of 1-3 months.Doc advised for medicine Barbit upto her 2 yrs old. Pls advice...
Seizures: epilepsy at young age has so many reasons. If related to newborn problem like hypoxia, infection or structure problem in the brain. If started after one month, you need to worry about infantile spasm. EEG should help to diagnose it. Many of the seizures improve at the age of 2. ...Read more
Depends..: Upon the cause of the seizure almost completely. Drug use, alcohol withdrawal, traumatic brain injury if there was dural penetration or not all will have differing prognoses. You would be wise to seek individual professional opinion face to face for an accurate answer. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 10 years old son has been detected with lg syndrome of epilepsy. I am giving him velproat. Its been one month of detection. Is it curable.
Unfortunately, no: Lennox-gastaut syndrome can cause intractable seizures and disrupt cognitive development. It is a very difficult seizure disorder to treat. Medication, ketogenic diet, vagal nerve stimulator, and surgical procedures to attenuate the seizures are treatments available. I'm sure you already have a pediatric neurologist taking care of your son. You need to discuss particulars with that doctor. ...Read more
I am a patient of Epilepsy. The symptom is i dont remember the things that has happened with me for the time i am unconscious. Is it curable or not?
Possible but unusual: Epilepsy seems best addressed if a surgical procedure deals with a focal temporal lobe lesion. Cortical lesions are much less responsive. Other than excision of affected lesion area, the more diffuse problems are not really curable and only hope is to control with meds or vagal nerve stimulators. ...Read more
Is it possible someone can get over epilepsy like it is gone after medicine and will never come back?.
Rarely: If the diagnosis of epilepsy i.e recurrent seizures without known cause is accurate then it can not be cured. If the seizures are due to a known cause and the cause is curable, then seizures can be cured and no need for medications. If the known cause itself is incurable then seizures can not be cured either. ...Read more
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