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Can epilepsy exist without a loss of consciousness?

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In brief: Yes

Yes it can, you may not "pass out" but you will not remember the event.
In children these are called "petit mal" seizures or absence seizure. They may appear as staring spells, hence the name.

In brief: Yes

Yes it can, you may not "pass out" but you will not remember the event.
In children these are called "petit mal" seizures or absence seizure. They may appear as staring spells, hence the name.
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