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Is there such a thing?

Hi I am new here. My son(almost 3) has been recently diagonosed with Epilepsy. His first seizure(grad mal) was on April 2 2014 and he has had 9 more since. he started med and so far only time will tell, but I'm hopeful. Just in the past days though I have noticed him with these random spurts, almost like he is having a seizure that last for 1-3 seconds and he is standing. To me its like he is being startled, but without anything to startle him. His hands kinda fling out quick and his eye look focused. Then as quickly as it happens it stops. Is this possibly  some sort of different seizure? can you even have more than one type of seizure?? TIA

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