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Topic: Teen Zone

Gums are hurting while taking lamotrigine

06/2020 | 3 Comments

I've been taking lamotrigine for about a year and a half to two years now. I've had no issues so far (which is great), but the past few days my gums...
Getting a sEEG

04/2020 | 2 Comments

i'm getting an sEEG and i have no idea what to expect. I am 18 and female and I don't want to sound shallow but starting college with any kind of...
Smelling Salts and Epilipsy

01/2020 | 1 Comments

Hey, I'm new to this site. I am 18 years old and I have epilepsy. I was diagnosed when I was 9 years old and I was put on a medication called...
Twice smoking and seizures with both.

01/2020 | 3 Comments

My first time smoking weed was about 2 years ago and I had at least 3 seizures and then last night I was like let me see if it would do it again and...
new diagnosis

12/2019 | 4 Comments

i'm 18 and just got diagnosed with epilepsy and one of my biggest worries is that i can't tell when i'm going to have a seizure. i never know and...
seizures with alcohol

10/2019 | 3 Comments

Hi I am 16 years old and I'm taking trileptal, 1 and a half every morning and night. I was told that drinking alcohol while on this medication can be...
Seudo-seziures Please Help

10/2019 | 3 Comments

Hi I am 15 years old and my doctor has told me abaut this thing called "Sudo-Seziures" where your body cats like it is having a seziure but really its...

08/2019 | 1 Comments

hey how is everyone im matthew im from the uk and i suffer from absences jerks and tonic clonics is anyone online or around that i can talk too
Please read

07/2019 | 2 Comments

Hello,,,,, please read My epilepsy team I haven’t been around for a while but I have greattttt information and news. I have epilepsy I have been and...
Could this be epilepsy? Freaking out

03/2019 | 1 Comments

Hey, I'm new to this site. I'm a 16 year old girl who's been having violent shaking in my upper torso for about three years. It's gotten a lot more...
Hallucination before seizure

03/2019 | 1 Comments

Last time, before seizure, I've had some sort of hallucination. As usual, i dont remember anything, not even having a seizure, but friend who was with...
Red dots on face and neck after seizure

03/2019 | 3 Comments

My daughter is 15 years old and has been on Keppra to prevent seizures... it has been working Thank God and she has been seizure free for quite some...
EEG of a 12 year old

12/2018 | 2 Comments

I took pictures of EEG and uploaded it on imgur. can some expert tell me what does this eeg mean? what type does my brother have? i hope you can see...
Never Give Up

11/2018 | 1 Comments

Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be a teacher and work with kids in preschool-4th grade, after I graduated from high school I throught I...
Going into the computer

11/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi I am going to try and summarize this new seziure I just had so basically The computer screensaver is a beach I am on the beach I can see the waves...

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