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Chances of epilepsy occurring in children of epileptic parents - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   My left overy was removed when i was 2 months old
User :   Now i am 26 years ...
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am pregnant for 8 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   Will there be any complication in my delivery?
User :   Will the removal of overy effect my Uterus
User :   ?
Doctor :   there should not be a problem
Doctor :   the reason being your ovary being removed
User :   Hello doctor?
Doctor :   yes
User :   you didnt complete the sentence
User :   Doctor: the reason being your ovary being removed ???
User :   I am bit concerned abt this
Doctor :   removal of ovary does not have significant effect on the uterus
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   ya
Doctor :   any thing else that i can help?
User :   What abt the delivery ?/
User :   If there is no complecation, will it be a normal delivery
User :   ?
Doctor :   even that should not have problem
User :   ok
User :   Can i opt for Epidural?
Doctor :   you can
User :   one more thing,,,,,
User :   My husband have Epilipsy
User :   Will my kid get this desease
User :   ?
Doctor :   there are chances
User :   oh
User :   id Epilipsy a serious desease
User :   ?
Doctor :   fill this and say when done
User :   ok done
User :   is there any time limit for u in chatting?
Doctor :   no
User :   i have asked one more question, which is left unanswered
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can u answer to that as well
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   Is epilipsy a serious desease
User :   ?
Doctor :   it depends on the type of epilepsy
User :   he dosent get it often...
User :   Like once in 2 or 3 years he gets
User :   hello doctor?
Doctor :   there are many types of epilepsy
User :   is it seviour
User :   ?
User :   is anything deadly?
Doctor :   out of which some have heriditary and some may not
User :   he got it while he was 17 years.... After a high fever, he got this desease
User :   hello
User :   r u busy
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Aes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
Doctor :   Wait i shall be helping yupoi
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   there is a chance of epilepsy
Doctor :   in the next gen
Doctor :   but it is not 100%
User :   ok
Doctor :   if one parent
Doctor :   has the epilepsy
Doctor :   the chance would be around 25 to 30
Doctor :   %
Doctor :   abnd two aprents have the seizure
Doctor :   the chances increase up to 45 %
User :   ok.....
User :   Will proper medication can cure this desease
User :   ?
User :   or the patient need ti take the medicine life long
User :   ?????
Doctor :   the seisure mediciations are to be taken long tern
Doctor :   and should not be left until the doctor asks to stop
User :   is there any side effects for this medicines
Doctor :   Very less
Doctor :   but if the medicine is stopped
Doctor :   the epilepsy recuures
User :   oh. ya i know......
Doctor :   and which is the most common onset of epilepsy
Doctor :   So there is no certain period that the medicine shoudl be stopped
Doctor :   but usually says that a person remains seizure free
Doctor :   for min of 3 to 5 yrs
Doctor :   then it can be withdrawn
User :   oh ok.....
User :   thanks a lot for ur answers
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User :   ya
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