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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

The febrile convulsions are a thing of past thankfully. If you feel your child is not performing scholastically well, I would like to address 2...

Answered on : 03 Mar 2006

Stem cell therapy for Ducchene Muscular Dystrophy is in the experimental stage. It is not yet approved for the treatment of DMD. The results of...

Answered on : 20 Dec 2005

You should be assured that the choroid fissure cyst is not likely to trouble your child by 7 increasing in size or causing damage. Your next child...

Answered on : 16 Dec 2005

The history of the child suggests that she is having Complex Partial Seizures. She is currently on 4 medications: this number of medicines makes...

Answered on : 13 Dec 2005

The general consensus is that if the child has not had a fit for 2 years, the medication should be gradually withdrawn over 3 - 6 months. It is...

Answered on : 15 Oct 2005

It is likely that your is having Benign Sleep Myoclonus or Sleep Jerks which are not epileptic in nature and are normal. If you wake her up...

Answered on : 23 Feb 2005

Your child is suffering from Infantile Spasms, which is a severe childhood epilepsy. One has to balance the medications and monitor the child for...

Answered on : 31 Jan 2005

Valparin can cause irritation, but it is much less than other anti epilepsy medicines. Loss of hair is a common side effect of valparin. I suggest...

Answered on : 04 Jun 2003

Although your description of your childs headaches are very brief and sketchy, the possibilities in your childs case are:
a) Stress induced...

Answered on : 13 Feb 2003

Your child is likely suffering from episodes of absence seizures. The 2 conditions that cause these blank spells are Absence Seizures (formerly...

Answered on : 13 Jan 2003
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