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... e back, but they may not. They may never come back, they may come back many many years from now, or they could come back next week. But there are many types of seizures that are more common in childhood and do stop in adolesence. So you can probably trust your doctor that they won't come back. ... (3 replies)
... You also mentioned another family member, so it could be possible there is some genetic line that is deposed to seizures from somwhere in the genetic family history. ... (3 replies)
... With some in the family that have had seizures that increases the tendency to show a genetic inclination for seizures. I hope yours stop, but contine to see the Neuro every year if thats what they ask. ... (3 replies)

... s, and nobody else in the family has them...a lot of the time, the cause is never known, but with such a young child developing them, they might want to consider genetic testing. Most people I've known with seizures, however do not have any siblings that also have them. ... (6 replies)
... s for both ends of your case! Thats GREAT! Also very rare for first med outta the gate. I speak after going through a handfull of meds that didn't work for my seizures over YEARS. ... (5 replies)
... law became pregnant. Now they are both worried that this baby may experience seizures also. We have no history of this in our family and do not even know anyone with seizures. ... (6 replies)
Jul 4, 2004
... some types of epilepsy are. I have juvenile myoclonic epilepsy... it's genetic. It's easy to diganose mine as genetic just because my mom is one of 13 and I have 35 cousins-- seizures run in the family and so do migraines(which have been genetically linked). JME didn't surface in me until right after my 16th birthday and right now there are only other girls over 16 (it's... (1 replies)
... functioning kidney taken out when he was 1 or 2....could i really be having seizures and not really know it? ... (2 replies)
... yes, we've had every chromosone,genetic,blood ,tons os syndromes that include seizures, every single test has always come back fine and normal, negative, and anything else the md's can think of, the only good thing is because we can't find a reason, maybe in the future he can grow out of them. and it's so fusterating because the meds keep him knocked out most of the day and... (21 replies)
Nocturnal Seizures
Aug 30, 2007
... It is believed that my husband's seizures are from a brain tumor. His original diagnosis was Sterge Weber but his last Neur. thought it might be Von Hippel Lindau. Either one is genetic in origin. ... (3 replies)
... e and the stiffening of the body and the blue coloration of the skin as all the blood rushes to the brain to protect it. My son who is also 10 has tonic clonic seizures and he gets stiff, turns blue, foams at the mouth and then begins to jerk as the electrical impulses in his brain stop firing one by one. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Mikey, All I can really tell you is that I have had them since I was 4 years old,I am now 44,and that no one else in my family,cousins etc. have them or ever have. I also have a friend that had seizures and her children were fine.I never had kids. So,my opinion would be that they are not genetic. I am also glad to hear that you has stopped,I have read that some... (3 replies)
... I use to have seizures. My doctor told me they would stop when i reach puberty. And now i am 14 and i no longer have them but can they come back? Also, Are the genetic? will my children have them too? My brother had 1 before, and my uncle use to have them when he was a kid. (3 replies)
... what you wrote about west syndrome, i started to look up because it sounds just like cole, and so far everything i read this am on it, it fits him to a T, the movements exactly are his , enen the redness of his eye brows,the cluster of spasms,the EEG's, crying all of it, i thought his seizures were changing , but it said about 4-6 months they start to show, and thats when... (21 replies)
... y at the local hospital for my epilepsy. Since I had been diagnosed at 13, and since my grandfather also took Dilantin, the doctors wanted to know if there was a genetic component. ... (12 replies)
... I didn't know it existed until I was diagnosed either !! It's not that bad in all cases- many don't progress, and aren't as bad as the sort Johnny Cash had- many are much less intense. I"ve been diagnosed for 10 years, and there's been no progression at all, with medication, and being aware of symptoms. I still have occasional 'spells' where I turn various colors, and look... (15 replies)
... Sam, thank you so much for you imput. When my daughter started with the seizures it was about 1 or so after the dtap shot. I didn't put it together unitl our neuro asked if she had been to the doctors lately for vaccinations. ... (6 replies)
... my husband has a seizure disorder since he was 26yrs old and he is 41 now. He has been taking dilatin for entire time. We have 3 kids and 1 is having seizures. My neuro says that she doesnt' believe it is genentic at all... Who knows Pam in nh (6 replies)
... e takes seizure medication. The doctor said to me that they have no more of a chance than any other child so don't worry because there is medications to control seizures now. ... (6 replies)
... My 9month old has deloped seizures right after she had here booster for DTaP. ... (6 replies)

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