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BackTENS and childhood epilepsy.

I had childhood epilepsy and stopped having seizures when I was around 11 years old. I am now 22. I was diagnosed with 3 different types: petit mal, grand mal and drop.

I haven't had a seizure in 11 years, I was wondering if anyone has any advice. I get a sore back fairly often and my friend gave me some backTENS but it has a warning on the label about epilepsy and I'm worried that it might trigger it. Is it possible or am I just overthinking?

Any help or advice would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Hi Georgie123 Thanks so much

Hi Georgie123 Thanks so much for posting and congratulations on being seizure free, that’s fantastic news!We cannot determine if this is a possible trigger or not, so it’s important that you discuss your concerns with your healthcare team. https://www.epilepsy.com/sites/core/files/atoms/files/pg2L_HealthCareVis... more about triggers and identifying triggers here: https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/triggers-seizureshttps://www.epilepsy.com...

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