Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: thuli | 2012/07/18

Q.

uncontrolled epilepsy

My son has uncontrolled epilepsy, he''s on revitril and epilim. I''m not on medical aid and earn very little. We scheduled for a some sort of scan at bara. I''m not happy with the way his case has been handled where can I go where there is a team experienced in epilepsy . He is not mentaly affected though his last 8 fits nearlly did he''s hyper and uncontrolable now I need help before he gets brain damage I live in katlehong ekurhuleni

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You certainly have got a big problem on your hands.If it is at all possible for you to do this, my recommendation would be to go to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria. There is an excellent paediatric neurology clinic there and your son will be very well looked after.

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