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    Dr RK Sabharwal is a Senior Consultant Child Neurology and Epilepsy at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. His area of interests are child neurology, epilepsy and other neuromuscular disorders.

Questions Answered by me

Febrile seizures (febrile convulsions) are the most common convulsive events in human
experience. Although they can be frightening to...

Answered on : 08 Jul 2011

Your child had provoked seizures. The seizures were atypical febrile seizures (2 or more in 24 hours). MMR vaccination can produce a fever, and...

Answered on : 03 Jul 2011

Lamotrigine is a good medicine in the treatment of epilepsy. However, some patients can develop an allergic reaction with rash, fever, redness of...

Answered on : 26 May 2011

" Absence seizures" is the term which has replaced the old French term 'petit-mal". This epilepsy is classified as an idiopathic( likely genetic...

Answered on : 07 Mar 2011

I understand that the child has global developmental delay and symptomatic epilepsy. Your query does not give any indication of what could be the...

Answered on : 01 Mar 2011

It would be important that you meet a neurologist so that a detailed history can be taken to exclude a disorder called "Alice in Wonderland...

Answered on : 15 Feb 2011

Your child has head tilt or torticollis. The causes could be many, and rather than increase your anxiety by listing the causes, I suggest you meet...

Answered on : 28 Jan 2011

Your child has been diagnosed with a mitochondrial disorder called MELAS (Mitochondrial Encephalopathy with Lactic Acidosis and Stroke like...

Answered on : 24 Jan 2011

Your friend's daughter does have Epilepsy. Your neurologist must have classified the Epilepsy, and told you whether it is Idiopathic, Probably...

Answered on : 22 Jan 2011

You must understand that all medications can have side effects. A large number of side effects are dose dependent, and some side effects are...

Answered on : 26 Dec 2010
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