Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Anne | 2009/01/29

Q.

Epilepsy

Doc Please help me on this

I have a step son who is suffering from epilepsy, me and my partner want to start a family and i' m afraid that the baby will be epileptic also, i don' t know what' s caused my stepson epileptic, how can we streat this, is it curable or is it permanent. what causes epilepsy?

Please advice
Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Epilepsy may occur in families but there are many causes of epilepsy and many kinds of epilepsy as well Read more about Epilepsy on Google. Your stepson should be treated by a paediatrician with experience in treating this condition. When he is there you should discuss your concerns with the paediatrian.

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