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Infant wakes up at night, tightens legs and opens eyes showing discomfort. All reports normal. Giving valparin. Suggest?

my baby at age 14 month sudenly wake up morning at 6 am and sound her hand , leg tieghten and eyes are open repet this process after 1 hr 4times then she treated at medical admited 5 days after discharge again in morning same thing repeted again admited in govt child hospital 15 days MRI normal, blod report normal,her birh history normal,development normal then doctor suggest for EEG . and advised 2.5ml valparin
Asked On : Fri, 15 Mar 2013
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The episode which happened with her was like a seizure.Was there any fever at the time of seizure?because if there was then she might have had a febrile seizure which reqiure only intermittent antiepileptic medication.Did the docter check for Calcium levels because sometimes low calcium is also a cause of correctable seizure.If non of the above are present then the docter has rightly suggested EEG which will help in diagnosing a seizure activity in the brain .If it comes positive then she might need to take the medicine for long term.If such episodes are continuing then the medicine will need to be titrated discuss this with her docter.
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Answered: Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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