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What are some symptoms of epilepsy in children?
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Many symptoms
Infants can present with eye deviation, lip smacking, bicycling motions, extremity twitching.
....Older kids can present with school problems, staring episodes, or bite marks on inside of cheek from nightime seizures.

In brief: Many symptoms
Infants can present with eye deviation, lip smacking, bicycling motions, extremity twitching.
....Older kids can present with school problems, staring episodes, or bite marks on inside of cheek from nightime seizures.
Dr. Thomas Riney
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Dr. Diane Stein
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Seizures in children
Seizures vary; little stares that stop them during "preferred" activities, sudden yucky smell / taste , or convulsions.
Convulsion maybe whole body or stiffening or jerking of arm or leg or 1/2 face. Other signs: newly wetting the bed, changed personality, worse @ school, having to relearn. Video: YouTube channel: AskDrStein may help. Yes, doctors often miss diagnose epilepsy.

In brief: Seizures in children
Seizures vary; little stares that stop them during "preferred" activities, sudden yucky smell / taste , or convulsions.
Convulsion maybe whole body or stiffening or jerking of arm or leg or 1/2 face. Other signs: newly wetting the bed, changed personality, worse @ school, having to relearn. Video: YouTube channel: AskDrStein may help. Yes, doctors often miss diagnose epilepsy.
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