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Micro cephalic baby, unable to hold things, no head control. On physiotherapy. Treatment?

hi, daughter is one year old , micro cephalic baby. is there any treatment for alleviating the symptoms of the disease? she had no seizures yet. but she cant hold things,cant sit and no head physiotherapy is going on.i have done torch work up to screen and it is found that i had an herpes simplex i need to take any treatment before my next pregnancy..?
Asked On : Sun, 19 Aug 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Based on your description, your child seems to suffer from developmental delay. At this stage, there is no role of any medicines.

Please continue with the physiotherapy.

Regarding your herpes simplex infection, please consult an internal medicine specialist. In most cases, treatment is only required in the active stage of infection. So, if you have no clinical evidence of infection, acyclovir (the medicine used for treating herpes simplex) may not be required.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Tue, 23 Oct 2012
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