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what is the diagnosis plz ?
my nephue is 8 yrs old now , he is suffering from lassitude , very delay in the responce to any thing , refuse studying , talking , he can understand every thing but he doesnot like to answer , he is talking in agressive way , feeling poor all the time . he is on the antiepileptic medicin ( tegretol 800mg daily)  ).the doctor prescribe it to him since 4 years when he had facial palsy & salivation with consiousness when he was 2 years old , & happened next time after 2 years while he was on the tegretol syrup . the frequency of the case increased in the last 2 years . his mother is educated & care of his medicine but no improvement . is this epilepsy a his doctor said , What is the best treatent plz .

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This may be epilepsy...petit mal..or some of this may be because of the medication.  He should have a thorough examination and reevaluation by a pediatric neurologist.
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Have you tried an MRI?  Often symptoms such as these are related to a brain tumor.
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