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I was wondering if a child that has seizures can be violent while having a seizures.My son has the episodes where he goes off and his eyes look glassy and blank. He threatens to hit kill bite cusses and etc during these. If i give him a depakote which is his seizure pill if i can get him to take it he will chill out a mellow after about 30 minutes after taking Please I need some answers have read that there are behavioral seizures and also called raging seizures. Please email me at ***@****
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Hi there.

What has been happening may not be a classic seizure since generalized seizures would present as loss of consciousness and stiffening of extremities.  From what you have described, I believe there might be some problem with the frontal lobes of the brain that controls behavior (so called 'frontal lobe syndrome').  there can be a viral infection of that area, or localized hyperactivity of the cells found in that lobe.

A possibility of behavioral problems such as anti-social personality disorder, or ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) may also come into play.  I suggest you have him checked by a neurologist to narrow down the possibilities.

Regards.
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i agree, have your child be seen by a neurologist.
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my son was diagnosed with lennox gaustant syndrome would the vns help him.
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