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What are febrile seizures?
Febrile seizures occur in children between 6 months to 5 years of age. These seizures are related to fever and are usually brief. In most cases, febrile seizures do not require treatment with long term antiepileptic drugs.
What are Breath holding spells?
Many infants and young children get cyanotic or pallid breath holding spells. These episodes are precipitated by crying and the child holds his / her breath during the event.
Is Epilepsy curable?
Epilepsy is treatable. The treatments include - antiepileptic drugs, ketogenic diet and epilepsy surgery.
Is Epilepsy life Threatening?
Prolonged seizures can pose a threat to life. A person with poorly controlled epilepsy should abstain from activities like swimming and cycling on road/driving.
If my child has academic problems, whom should I consult?
A Pediatric Neurologist is the first person to assess such a child. Later the child may need an assessment from a Clinical Psychologist.
Do the drugs given for epilepsy have adverse effects?
Not everyone who is taking an antiepileptic drug gets a side effect. Some harmless side effects may include weight gain, sleepiness and these too are reversible.
Is it possible to find a reason for 'delayed milestones' ?
After an assessment, a child with delayed milestones is advised certain investigations that help in finding a cause for the delay. These may include blood tests, electrophysiological studies and neuroimaging.
My 2 year old son used to speak a few words, but has stopped doing so since few months. Should I be worried?
Any loss of achieved milestone is a reason for concern and should be brought to the notice of the doctor immediately.
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