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Can I grow out of epilepsy which I had if I am seizure free for a year?
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Dr. Cindy Juster
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In brief: It's possible.
Depending on which type of epilepsy you have and what a recent eeg shows, it is possible.
Generally, neurologists like to have patients be seizure-free and have normal eeg's for a few years before considering stopping medication. You and your doctor can discuss how long you need to go with normal eeg's and no seizures before a trial off medicine.

In brief: It's possible.
Depending on which type of epilepsy you have and what a recent eeg shows, it is possible.
Generally, neurologists like to have patients be seizure-free and have normal eeg's for a few years before considering stopping medication. You and your doctor can discuss how long you need to go with normal eeg's and no seizures before a trial off medicine.
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