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once epileptic always epileptic?

long story short, ive an arachnoid cyst, causing me to have seizures which labels me as having epilepsy. im having surgery in sept. but my question is after having surgery, 6 months later i can drive so long as i haven't had a seizure, and i stay on pills for 2 years as precaution. upon coming off the pills, will i always be labeled as having epilepsy? or does that title go away?? its severely affecting my career path, so i'd really like to know this :(



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