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What would be the cause for a 21 yr old to have a seizure if he never had one before ?

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In brief: Many

Usually it is idiopathic, medial temporal lobe sclerosis, which could be microscopic, is a common causes.
There are many other causes like tumor, venous malformation, medicine side effect or withdrawal including alcohol.

In brief: Many

Usually it is idiopathic, medial temporal lobe sclerosis, which could be microscopic, is a common causes.
There are many other causes like tumor, venous malformation, medicine side effect or withdrawal including alcohol.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Many possibilities

There are numerous possibilities, the basics i would first evaluate would be metabolic problems, anatomical abnormalities in the central nervous system, infection or use of substances.
A 21 year old with new onset seizures needs to be evaluated!

In brief: Many possibilities

There are numerous possibilities, the basics i would first evaluate would be metabolic problems, anatomical abnormalities in the central nervous system, infection or use of substances.
A 21 year old with new onset seizures needs to be evaluated!
Dr. Patrick Ferry
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