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My sister got epilepsy at age 16. I am 27. What's the chance for meto get it if a sibling has it?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
Neurology

In brief: low likelihood

Unless several other family members also suffer epilepsy, your chances are only very slightly higher than any other person.

In brief: low likelihood

Unless several other family members also suffer epilepsy, your chances are only very slightly higher than any other person.
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