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My granddaughter was diagnosed with petite mals seizures a

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My granddaughter was diagnosed with petite mals seizures a few years ago. She took medication twice a day for several years and was then taken off the meds by her neurologist in Atlanta. Recently, she has awakened from a dead sleep feeling numb all over her body. This, in turn, frightened her very much and she attempted to get up and get to us for assistance. When she gets to us, she is slurring her words and stumbling. The first time, we took bet to the emergency room and they said take her to bet pediatrition. The pediatrition, in turn, revered us back to Atlanta. We ate still waiting on that response. She had another tonight and is frightened beyond belief. What gives? And, why are medical personnel so nonchallant with things that appear serious?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

This is Dr. David

I am so sorry about your granddaughter.

it sounds like she still has potential seizures at night time

she needs to see a pediatric neurologist as soon as possible

and get back on seizure medications to help

she could still be having seizures at night time.

her parents should just directly call up her neurologist at atlanta and see if she should go back on her seizure medications.

let me know if you have questions.