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epilepsy?

I have been put on Vimpat. I have had two partial seizures. Is there a good chance I have epilepsy? I haven't seen the neurologist yet. I have a couple of weeks. I don't think there are any tumors or heart issues and no stroke. I haven't been unconscious I guess but I was fighting the EMTs and groaning and came too I was in an ambulance both times.

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Hi Billc, Thanks for posting.

Hi Billc, Thanks for posting. We cannot determine if you have epilepsy, or not. It’s very important that you continue to follow-up with your healthcare team to determine what treatment is best for you and any potential changes in behaviors, side effects, symptoms, moods, seizure types, or frequency.For additional information on focal onset impaired awareness seizures (complex partial seizures) & focal onset aware seizures (simple partial seizures) & seizures and diagnosing epilepsy please visit: https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/types-seizures/focal-onset-impaired-aware... more about the importance of general seizure first aid and first aid for focal impaired awareness & focal aware seizures here:  https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/seizure-first-aid-and-safety/adapting-fir..., you may always contact our national 24/7 helpline by emailing us at, contactus@efa.org, or by calling, 1-800-332-1000, for additional questions you may have or assistance in connecting you to national resources: https://www.epilepsy.com/living-epilepsy/247-helplineor local resources: https://www.epilepsy.com/affiliates

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