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Cause of Seizure and heart murmur - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi\
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my ten week old baby has been hav ing seizures. we found out that he has a bleed on his brain and has a heart murmur. can you tell me someting that might have caused this
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Our discussion about your problem may need more than 5 minutes.
User :   i have no money
Doctor :   Was there any problem with the delivery.
Doctor :   I will try my best to answer you.
User :   he was early... 36 weeks 6 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was it a normal delivery?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Were forceps used?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   they say the bleeds are subdural bilateral hematomas
Doctor :   Was there any complications during the delivery?
User :   none
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   He needs to be hospitalised.
User :   he has been they have sent him home
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   are the seizures still present?
User :   they werent but they hav started again they upped his meds again today
Doctor :   The seizures are due to the bleed causing pressure on his brain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   anything you know of that could have caused the bleeding on th ebrain
Doctor :   Apart from birth trauma there are very few causes
Doctor :   that could cause this
Doctor :   Also as he was premature
User :   no diseases or anything like that
Doctor :   there could be insufficient oxygen
Doctor :   to his brain
Doctor :   that could have caused this

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