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Is there any treatment for seizures in a 10 month old baby ?

my sister gave birth to a premature baby with1.6kg weight .the baby was healthy,earlier,but faced afits probem on her fifth day,later she was suffering from jerks continously,the EEG REPORT was normal,THE MRI SCAN report stated that her brain size is small,and needs to develop,.....she is now in 10th month,taking gordinal of 15mg daily and she doesnot seem to respond great deal for sounds,doesnot crawl,and just stays calm and we consulted a homeopathy doctor,who is well known for curing seizures....he gives his dosage now and also alopathy too.....he says it may take 2-5 years.....?can this be really curable .......?plz reply me ?
Asked On : Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Dear Karthik,

Brain damage due to prematurity along with the defective development of her brain may have jointly produced fits in your niece. In the given circumstances, I would strongly advise you to see a pediatric neurologist instead of going to homeopaths. She needs expert clinical assessment before a plan is tailor-made to fit her problems. I am sorry to say this, but I am not so confident that she will be cured after 2-5 years, since she also seems to have other neurological problems and developmental delay.

-Dr. Taher
Answered: Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Shilpa Benade's  Response
Hi ,
Welcome tp HCM.THanks for your query.
Usually it takes 5yrs for congenital seizures.Continue homeopath medicines.
If there are no seizures for 5 yrs then no medicines to continue furthermore.
Answered: Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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Homeopath Dr. Dhara Shah's  Response
hi welcome to hcm.see your doc is right you not suddenly stop the seizure medicine you have to take along with homoeopathy slowly reduce a dose and then only homoeopathy medicine.recovery periods depends upon the how he response to is curable don't be worry just follow your doc advice.
Answered: Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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