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i have a son that is 11 yrs old and he has had seizures for 10 yrs.need help with understanding better

yes i not good at this so here goes i have a son that is 11 yrs old he has had seizures since he was 3 mths old dont know why no family history or nothing...we took phenbarbatal..now were on tegretol..3 times a day///if he dont take his medicine he goes to having them long as we take our medicine he does fine..i would like to have other freinds here that deal with this also...does this go away or do you out grow it and what is the chances of him outgrowing this if any..PLEASE HELP..ANY WILL DO LOST IN TENNSEE!

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RE: i have a son that is 11 yrs old and he has had seizures for

Hi Kimmie:My son has had E since he was 1, now is 5 1/2. I think some things you need to know are what type of seizures is he having? Are they purely generalized seizures or partial seizures? Partial seizures that start in one area of the brain have the least chance of going into remission. My son has partial. If they only start in one area of the brain that means there is probably some type of lesion (scar) or it could be a malformation in brain tissue that happened before he was born. Now that he is entering puberty you need to be aware of some things like 1/3 of kids get better, 1/3 stay the same and 1/3 get worse. If they are generalized seizures (grand mal purely) then he has a better chance of growing out of them. It's hard to say without more information from you.

RE: RE: i have a son that is 11 yrs old and he has had seizures

SURGERY MAKES A WORLD OF A DIFFERENCE AS THEY GET OLDER IT GETS WORSE HE HAS THE SAME KIND MY SON HAD. IT ONLY ROBS THEM OF THERE CHILD HOOD IF NOT ALL READY IT AT LEAST NEVER STOPED FOR MY SON. IF I COULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN I WOULD IN A HEART BEAT.

RE: RE: i have a son that is 11 yrs old and he has had seizures

SURGERY MAKES A WORLD OF A DIFFERENCE AS THEY GET OLDER IT GETS WORSE HE HAS THE SAME KIND MY SON HAD. IT ONLY ROBS THEM OF THERE CHILD HOOD IF NOT ALL READY IT AT LEAST NEVER STOPED FOR MY SON. IF I COULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN I WOULD IN A HEART BEAT. THE KID IN SCHOOL ARE HORRIBLE THEY LOVE TO TORCHER SOMEONE WHO IS DIFFERENT IF ALL POSSIBLE CHECK SURGERY OUT, AND DO NOT TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER LIKE I DID 12 YEARS AGO!!!!JUST CONCERNED FOR THE LITTLE GUY, AND YOUR FAMILY GOOD LUCK TO YOU.

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