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Suggest treatment for facial paralysis in a child

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Dr. Diptanshu Das

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Practicing since :2005

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Posted on Fri, 23 Dec 2016 in Child Health
Question: my daughter 2 years old have paralysis temporal several times a day when she have the symptoms the paralysis is no more than 20 seconds after that she return to be normal. please help me
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Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Likely to be due to absence seizures

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone through your query and understand your concern. I do not think that the it is paralysis. Rather, it is more likely to be due to absence seizures. You need to take her to a neurologist at earliest and get an EEG done.

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