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Concern about epilepsy due to a history of seizures - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi....
User :   I have a question. I have seizures and recently had a ambulatory EEG which was normal. Do that rule out epilepsy?
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok?
Doctor :   could you explain the type of seizures that you had?
User :   Tonic clonic and grandmal
Doctor :   was there any other investigation done to find the cause of seizure?
User :   yes but the amulatory was another step.
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location, occupation.
Doctor :   are you on any medications now?
User :   dude i got like almost 1 minute left
User :   totally not fair. But yes i am
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   just one EEg coming normal cannot be taken as completely normal
Doctor :   the cause for seizures should be found
User :   even a ambulatory?
Doctor :   and corrected if possible
Doctor :   and take repeat EEG's every 1 year to see if still any changes can be seen
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