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Can an epidural trigger an epileptic seizure in a person who has epilepsy?

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Dr Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Not generally

Such an association between receiving an epidural and having a full blown epileptic seizure would seem uncommon and unlikely.
I do know, that for some who are easily prone toward seizures, stress can contribute to having a seizure and i can see how an epidural could be stressful.

In brief: Not generally

Such an association between receiving an epidural and having a full blown epileptic seizure would seem uncommon and unlikely.
I do know, that for some who are easily prone toward seizures, stress can contribute to having a seizure and i can see how an epidural could be stressful.
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