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Any Laser Ablation Experience To Cure Epilepsy

Any Laser Ablation Experience To Cure Epilepsy

Background : he was diagnosed with focal eplilepsy at age 7 - was controlled with Oxtellar for 6+ years. He is 14 now .

Summer 2021, he started getting seizures 1 every 2 to 3 week. We tried Keppra, Banzel which worsened the seizure frequency and intensity to up to 20 per day, lasting abt 20 seconds max. He got back to what he was doing right after. He also started getting passive auras with these meds.

Then he was prescribed depakote ER and Xcopri along with Oxtellar which helped to bring… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Any surgery is not a guaranteed that it will cure all of your seizures. So, we all have to wait months after the surgery. Everyone's seizure is different. I was recommended ablation surgery years ago and the surgery was a success. I was seizure free for 16 months. Then seizures started to come back but in a reduced state. I am now at one every 4 months which I can deal with. It is better than 4 seizures a month. I didn't have any side effects except for when eating ice cream, a brain freeze is a little more intense. So, I have to be careful about that. I don't remember how long the procedure was but I can tell you I went he the same day. If you are looking for advice, I will say ask 9999 questions until you are absolutely comfortable about the surgery. Do research on the web.

posted 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Check immunoglobulin levels, autoimmune epilepsy is under reported

posted about 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you. Hope you and your family have a safe and seizure free weekend.

edited, originally posted 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Best wishes to you Rusti !

posted 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member, I had Focal Tonic Clonic before surgery. Months after the surgery I have developed Complex-Partial.

posted 2 months ago
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