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usually occur between the ages of six months and six years. However, in your son's case, the last two episodes have occurred after the usual age for febrile seizures. In addition, EEG is abnormal. Therefore, in your son's case, he has an epilepsy
, which is getting triggered by the high fever
. I would agree with your doctor that anti-epileptic medication is necessary in your son's case.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Health City, Hyderabad