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What treatment can be taken for blood coagolated in the forehead and epilepsy after this ?

age-42 gender-male Some amount of blood coagolated in the forehead. Epilepsy occured 6-8 times after the accident. pls tell what i do. pls email me to suru.srk.87@gmail.com and chowdhury2088@gmail.com
Fri, 20 Jan 2012
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Dear Surendra,
Thanks for choosing Health Care Magic. I suggest you get a detailed evaluation including an EEG and MRI and consult a neurologist asap to know your treatment plan. Immediate onset seizures, those that occur immediately or in the first few hours after a brain injury, do not suggest a chronic seizure disorder. Early onset seizures and those which develop within the first 7-8 days after trauma require prophylaxis for up to one year.
Please get a detailed evaluation. Though Post traumatic seizures are thought to resolve on their own we should defenitely be looking at a detailed work up and evalution to manage the situation at hand.
Do let us know the results.
All the best
Regards
Smriti Sawhney
Clinical Psychologist
RCI Reg no A-12344
smriti@ourja.com
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