Topic: Parents & Caregivers

Created By: Christine1968 | 2007-05-21 16:35 | 971 Views | 4 Comments

Just wondering if anyone else has had a similar experience. My 11 year old son has epilepsy. He was originally diagnosed with benign rolandic, but now the doctors are not too sure if this is the...

Created By: kaitlynsmom | 2007-05-19 02:11 | 248 Views | 5 Comments

Hello! So for those of you who haven't read any of my posts my daughter Kaitlyn is 2 years old and was just prescribed Keppa, 1 ml (100 mg) twice a day... and then up it the following week. She...

Created By: nikinak | 2007-05-18 15:46 | 144 Views | 3 Comments

HI IAM NEW TO THIS AND REALY WORRIED,I HAVE A 3 YR OLD BOY .WHO STARTED SEIZURES IF THEY ARE SEIZURES,WITH A TONSIL PROBLEM,HIGH FEVER THE LOT,I WAS TOLD IT WAS FEBRILE CONVULSION,BUT HE NEVER...

Created By: oh6512 | 2007-05-18 09:41 | 97 Views | 0 Comments

do you or anyone in here wear depend??? my kids always wear pull up he is 12 years now but he still wear pull up because he somestime pee can't control or can't remember go to bathroom
the...

Created By: kaitlynsmom | 2007-05-17 11:12 | 127 Views | 2 Comments

Hi! So my daugther Kaitlyn who just turned 2 this month started to have a seizures in March and the neurologist that we were seeing at that time didn't give us any information or help us to feel...

Created By: kaitlynsmom | 2007-05-15 14:43 | 585 Views | 7 Comments

My two year old daugther Kaitlyn has had about 5 seizures since the time that she was diagnosed with epilepsy and everytime that she's had them, it seems as though she has been sick or under some...

Created By: foakesfamily | 2007-05-14 16:08 | 181 Views | 1 Comment

Our 4 yr old has complex partial seizures that are returning now that we have taken her off clobazam (that was causing her great unhappiness). She is taking tegretol 3 times a day, but as it is...

Created By: toamitraj | 2007-05-14 16:05 | 326 Views | 4 Comments

Within 12 Hours of getting vaccinated with Prevnar my Child suffered his first stroke after that Vaccination - today 2 months after that incident my son has gone thru 4 Strokes 2 of which came...

Created By: hs123456 | 2007-05-14 12:04 | 520 Views | 3 Comments

HI EVERYONE,

MY 8 YEAR OLD BOY GOT DIAGNOSED WITH E, THIS PAST DECEMBER, IT STARTED WITH THE PETIT MAL AND HE WAS PUT ON ZAROTIN WHICH ACTUALLY CONTROLLED AND STOPPED THE SZ. HOWEVER THIS...

Created By: Julie Leischner | 2007-05-12 01:34 | 291 Views | 7 Comments

Hi there,

I am desparate to talk to anyone in a similar circumstance. Our daughter is quite dramatic, and I have not, I guess, taken things as seriously as I should. But, I didn't know we...

Created By: Rich | 2007-05-11 23:31 | 262 Views | 5 Comments

Hello everyone,

We discovered that our almost 3 year old daughter has epilepsy about a month ago. As you can probably imagine, we are very concerned and sad. Neither my wife or I have...

Created By: MommyofLeo | 2007-05-11 11:10 | 427 Views | 3 Comments

My 11 month old has recently been dx with complex/partial epilepsy. I am very concerned that there is so little information about medicine for this age group. Does anybody know of any good...

Created By: Nolansmom | 2007-05-10 18:39 | 327 Views | 4 Comments

My 8 yo. son was just diagnosed with absence seizures which we think started last summer or about 1 year ago. He is having a headache spell right now for the last 1 1/2 hours with two bouts of...

Created By: karissasmommy | 2007-05-10 01:51 | 138 Views | 4 Comments

Hey parents,
Here is a book which I found referenced to on this site (sorry I can't remember who brought it up or I'd give them the credit!)--I've read most of it, and I have been greatly...

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Created By: Bev | 2007-05-09 22:02 | 122 Views | 2 Comments

My 10 yr old son was recently diagnosed with BRE. We had never before noticed any siesure activity before. My sitter who has a daughter with CP and is well adapt in recognising the signs noticed...

Created By: tlee827 | 2007-05-07 00:13 | 154 Views | 2 Comments

My 6 year old has been on Lamictal for approx. 8 months which was when he was diagnosed with absence seizures. He initially started at 5 mg of Lamictal and has since worked up to 150 mg in the...

Created By: Morganjamie | 2007-05-06 08:23 | 314 Views | 8 Comments

My daughter is 20 months and most of the time before she shows any signs of having a seizure, I feel funny. Like someone is sneaking up on me. Or i feel panicky. She could be sleeping just fine...

Created By: Nolansmom | 2007-05-05 21:44 | 150 Views | 3 Comments

Our pediatrician thinks our 8 year old son has absence epilepsy. We have our first EEG appt. on Tues. and I have been reading and reading all I can find.

Can someone tell me the purposes...

Created By: matthewsmommy | 2007-04-30 17:32 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

Hi! My son, who will be 3 in June, was diagnosed with generalized seizure disorder in March. He had one seizure in October 2006 and then February 27, 2007, he had 2 atonic (drop) seizures and a...

Created By: jenga113 | 2007-04-29 09:13 | 384 Views | 7 Comments

Hi, i am new to epilepsy.com
I have a 12-1/2 year old daughter who seizured in february, 2006. So for a little over a year now we have been on Lamictal. We have not had another seizure...

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