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How long is recovery and how soon I can drive after epilepsy first diagnosed?

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In brief: Depends on cause?DMV

If your seizure was not secondary to underlying pathology ie.
Stroke, tumor, etc, your recovery should be rapid, no longer than 3->5 days. If there is underlying pathology, then you need to address the pathology and recover. Driving is state dependent. Though most states mandate physicians to report seizures to their dmv, the dmv that makes the final decision. Requirements on dmv internet site.

In brief: Depends on cause?DMV

If your seizure was not secondary to underlying pathology ie.
Stroke, tumor, etc, your recovery should be rapid, no longer than 3->5 days. If there is underlying pathology, then you need to address the pathology and recover. Driving is state dependent. Though most states mandate physicians to report seizures to their dmv, the dmv that makes the final decision. Requirements on dmv internet site.
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