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Hi, My 4 year old son (Karthilk) is mentally retarded and autistic. He was born normal and when he was 11 months old , we noticed that...
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TL;DR: I think Keppra makes me dehydrated because alcohol makes me feel super-dehydrated even if I follow the 2:1 water:alcohol ratio, an...
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Does anyone know what can cause Dilantin levels to be too low after taking correct dosage? My levels have been around 3.2 and I take the...
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Hi, My 12 year old daughter suffered a brain abscess age 9 which required surgery and long term IV antibiotics. She was left with a bra...
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I was wondering, the other night about a week and a half ago, I was smoking weed and it was a sunday. I have been smoking weed for awhile...
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I have been taking Tegretol XR (carbemazipene) for several years now to treat partial frontal-lobe seizures. I have noticed an increase i...
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my seven year old had her first seizure on in August she had a brain MRI with contrast and they said it was normal,now she is going to se...
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Hello. My 5-year old shih tzu is experiencing seizures every two days. She had erlichia in 2010 and was cured. This November, she test...
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CAN I TAKE HGH IF I HAVE EPILEPSY. I'M TAKING IT FOR MUSCLE ATROPHY, CAUSE I WAS IN A WHEELCHAIR FOR 9 MONTHS. MY DOCTOR IS NEW TO ME CAU...
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I'm sorry if this doesn't belong here, I think it may be epilepsy because there is a history of temporal lobe epilepsy in my family. H...
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Let me just start by saying after early November I won't have medical, so any treatment to whatever I have will probably (sadly) stop aft...
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My granddaughter's epileptologist has suggested that a service dog might be good for her. Does anyone on the forum have any experience w...
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15 years ago I was prescribed multiple antiepileptic drugs for 4 years. This ended in a neurosurgery because none of the drugs were worki...
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Hi, recently my boyfriend had a seizure, he's a healthy 16 year old with no history of seizures, i don't know what could of caused it an ...
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I am currently diagnosed as having epilepsy and take medications for it. And I have always been an avid reader I was that kid in school t...
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My granddaughter is going to Briviact in conjunction with the Felbatol she is presently on. Does anybody have any experience or insights...
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I have epilepsy. Does anyone else seem to seizures most when ovulating amd during period? What helps?
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I just started my dog on phenobarbital today cause she was having seizures , this just started about a month ago when I take her for a ...
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Hi I have Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy and am recently getting neck jerks. The Jerks or twitches are always from left to right and only l...
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My Son age 21 out of the blue has a 2 minute seizure while watching a movie. 8 months later he has 2 more a month apart. One while on his...
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