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... is not used. In Epilepsy it cannot be cured. It can be treated, medicated, operated on, and hopefully controlled. But NOT cured. ... (11 replies)
... milly85, I hate to be negative to, but an EEG can be wrong. I guess they use them becaus4e they are perhaps the cheapest. There MIGHT be a positive result & that can prove epilepsy. My 1st ones were negative & I recall my dad saying 'you can't have epilepsy, the test says so'. I bet your parents don't want to talk about it because they refuse to think you could have epilepsy.... (11 replies)
... Here is some information: The reality of seizure freedom Many people with epilepsy have a very good chance of becoming seizure-free:1 About 75% of patients with epilepsy will eventually stop having seizures This will happen for more than half of these people within a year of diagnosis (11 replies)

... his surgery was scary he had his left temporal lobe taken out where a tumour had grown and where his epilepsy was coming from. ... (18 replies)
... I just recently had surgery to cure my epilepsy. It happenned on sept 19th. My Neurologist first came up with the concept that my epilepsy could be curablelast year in december. Then I went through half a year of all sorts of neurological tests. I was always eager to find out the results. ... (16 replies)
... I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy three years ago and currently take 3,000 mgs. of Keppra and 400 mgs Zongegram daily for seizure control...until I get brave enough to have brain surgery. ... (11 replies)
... hes had 3 brain surgeries. Each time they removed more of his brain where they thought the seizures were coming from... this last surgery he had seemed to have cured his seizures. He's now getting a job and learning to drive. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you both for your advice. I actually have been taking Folic Acid every day with my medicine since I started on it way bay in 2002. The only time I stopped taking it was for the 9 months that a doctor assumed he had "cured" me of my seizures (that's right.. he said "cured"), and took me off of my medicine to prove I was alright. It took 9 months (my senior year of high... (15 replies)
... My parents said I was just having convulsions. And the doctors suspected it could be epilepsy so they put me on medication for it. This is all I know. For some reason my parents really do not like to talk much about it. ... (11 replies)
... How can epilepsy simply disappear though? ... (2 replies)
... 'Yes. I have been told about the wires on my head but they were not inserted inside my head. Just on the exterior part. Sorry if I sound clueless.'a Yes, thats an EEG. Did you parents ever tell you what the results were? To be honest even if your EEG came back fine it doesn't mean you don't have epilepsy. An EEG won't generally show any abnormalties unless your having a... (11 replies)
... If you had seizures then you can have them again. The seizures might go away but the epilepsy really doesn't. ... (11 replies)
... Hello folks... I just discovered the type of my epilepsy...its JME(Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy). I read at quite few placesthat it cannot be cured...a lifelong treatment would have to be true is this...Does anyone know of the cure? Or is any research being done to find a cure for JME???? (1 replies)
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Jan 21, 2002
... or negative experience involving epilepsy surgery. ... (1 replies)
Jun 2, 2010
... Can someone who has had epilepsy all their life 23yrs be cured of the condition? ... (3 replies)
... I have been told that I used to get seizures when I was young and was given medication for epilepsy up until I was 4 years old because my uncle has it and they wanted to make sure I didn't. I was wondering if there is a chance of it coming back? ... (11 replies)
... I can sleepover at peoples houses its just that whenever i did, in the morning i would get jerks and fall down and sometimes get big seizures and everyone would get worried and things! so i feel like i don't want to ruin other people's fun because of me you know? i heard that alcohol worsens it? did you still drink? did it make it worse? so there was nothing you did... (5 replies)
... JME can't be cured and it won't go away. It can however usually be well controlled, or the seizures minimised through treatment. ... (5 replies)
... My son was diagnosed with epilepsy when he was 8 years old. He had 2 grand mal seizures and several petite mal. He took tegretol until he was 12 years old. ... (2 replies)
... I am 19 yrs old with JME. Can Juvenile Myoclonic epilepsy be cured completely? ... (8 replies)

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