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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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    Suggest treatment for seizures in a child

hi, gmorning, my son is now ten yr old when he was 4 and half he had a sever pain in stomach and he was looking left side upward with a rigid neck and was unconcious for half an hour,and afterwards he was suffereing from sever headace for two days. The second attack was when he was 6 and half he had headace and in the eveining when he got up from his sleep he was looking upward in the left direction and he was making some gesture with his mouth like shewing, and also he touching his figure tips as he is counting and was normal within 15 mins. now he is 10 yr old and day before yesturday during his sleep around 4.30 in the morning there was a sever attack, his body was shevering and his hands and it was a complete fit for the first time. we gave him medicine from past two and half year that were in staring tigrital and then after valprid 200. and please suggest me what to do.
Thu, 22 May 2014
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Pediatrician, Neonatology 's  Response
Hi...1) have u done investigation so far to have a correct diagnosis likr MRI n EEG ? As treatment for fits change as per the cause2) if yes we need to change the drugs or add new ones..sometimes increase in the dose helps3) newer treatment modalities r there like diet modifications..pls visit ur doctor..hope this help..thanks
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