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At what age should I test my child for epilepsy?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: None

With no symptoms of seizures, there is never any reason to test.
Consult your pediatrician.

In brief: None

With no symptoms of seizures, there is never any reason to test.
Consult your pediatrician.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: There is no test

If a kid has seizures and they don't grow out of them we call it epilepsy.
A kid can have an abnormal EEG and never have a seizure or have a normal EEG and have them often. There are a few medical conditions where it might be expected to develop & these you can discuss with the kids doc.

In brief: There is no test

If a kid has seizures and they don't grow out of them we call it epilepsy.
A kid can have an abnormal EEG and never have a seizure or have a normal EEG and have them often. There are a few medical conditions where it might be expected to develop & these you can discuss with the kids doc.
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