Moms of Epileptic/Seizure Disorder Kids

Joey was diagnosed with Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder in July 1999 at the tender age of 9 months. Just as he was starting to cruise through the house ... holding onto anything he could to get where he wanted to go. Next thing, he was in the hospital fighting for his life. During his 6th brain surgery, where the remaining left side of brain was removed on August 18, 2005, he had a stroke in the right frontal lobe. Joey only has 40% of his brain remaining, yet he is attending school (3rd grade) everyday.

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migraine med

Hello Everyone. My son is 12 years old , going thru very rough time. He is having migraine since last year Nov. 2013. The pain is 24/7. very horrible. He is on TOPAMAX 100 mg...

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Keppra?

My daughter has been on Keppra for almost a year, and it seems to be doing the trick. I was just wondering if anyone else has any experience with the drug, side-effects, or...

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refusing medication

My two year old began having seizures 2 months ago. They last less than 1 min, are mild,and he comes out of them well. The neurologist suggested Keppra but we have decided not...

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Cortical Dysplasia

I can't find a lot of information about this disorder and hoping someone can enlighten me. I'll try to make a long story short. My 13 year old son just had an MRI today and...

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VIMPAT AND DEPAKOTE

MY 3 year old has been on just about ever seizure med out there. currently on Depakote 6ml twice and day and Vimpat 1 1/2 ML twice a day. any other moms have their children on...

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worried

I recently noticed my son who is only 18 months right before bed I would lay him down and he will start staring blankly at the wall and then start a twitch in the arm and I...

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MRI Scan

My 2 year old son has epilepsy and is undergoing an MRI scan at the end of the month to check for brain damage, what happens and how long does it take? Is MRI scan harmful?

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Marijuana and seizures

This last year I found out that my son who is now 17 years old has been smoking pot. He has had seizres sence he was two. He was on a heavey dose of Depakote before and would...

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hi

I have twins and one of them have cortical d on the left side of his brain and he also has West syndrome and we all found this out when he was 3 wks he is on Meds and doing a...

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need advice

so my 5 year old little girl was born with hirschsprungs disease we have pretty much got that taken care of expect for some bathroom issues. well recently we also found out she...

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Screaming fits

Okay does anyone have any advice on how to deal with the screaming fits caused by Keppra? My son will get into fits of screaming that last 30 minuets or more and I'm going nuts.

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Seizures once a month

My 12 year old son has been having seizures once a month ( the same time of the month) for about 3 months now. He has a cluster of them on and off for about 24 hrs. When I...

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Epilim side effects

Started by You (a moment ago) (no moms have responded yet) Hi, i have a son who's nearly 5, who's has other illnesses other then Epilepsy, he was doing great in his...

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Keppra for children?

my daughter has just started on the drug eppra, she is 1 yr n 8 months and was wondering if anyone else using the same drug or a child has had side effects or if it may cause...