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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   I am planning to marry a person who has epilepsy
Doctor :   ok
User :   he has had no seziure since last eight years
Doctor :   ok
User :   will it be safe to go ahead?
User :   his EEG was near to normal last year. he is spending life on his own
Doctor :   yes u can
Doctor :   since he has not got any seizures for past 3 years
Doctor :   also there is no there is no medical reason for people with epilepsy to remain unmarried.
Doctor :   Persons with well-controlled or infrequent seizures have no serious problems in developing and maintaining a stable, intimate relationship while this may be difficult for persons with uncontrolled seizures.
User :   what is the life expectancy? will he die early than a normal man?
Doctor :   even normal people can die anytime
Doctor :   there is no such thing
User :   i know
Doctor :   if women is epileptic
User :   and can a seizure damage brain?
Doctor :   then fetus been born with birth defects
Doctor :   are more
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes it does arise due to injury or inflammationor trauma to brain
Doctor :   or metabolic causes
Doctor :   It is desirable that the marital partner of a person with epilepsy has a full understanding of the medical condition prior to marriage, to prevent legal battles after marriage
User :   Can it occur in patients with controlled seizurs?
Doctor :   i didnt get you
Doctor :   it can happen in any individuals

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