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  1. Epilepsy and the Spinal Tap

    One test for epilepsy is the spinal tap, which can measure pressure on the brain, the presence of abnormal cells or bacteria, and glucose levels. WebMD explains why and how the procedure is performed.

  2. Handling Bad Behavior in a Child With Epilepsy

    Treating your child differently because he has epilepsy? Kids -- even those who have seizures -- need to meet the same expectations as your other children. WebMD offers suggestions for dealing with you child's bad behavior.

  3. Seizures in Children

    Seizures in children may pass or be part of an epileptic disorder. WebMD identifies types of seizures, their diagnosis, and the risks they pose to your child.

  4. Childhood Epilepsy Treatments

    Treatment of childhood epilepsy could include surgery, but there are increasingly other promising options available. Learn more from WebMD.

  5. Epilepsy Drugs for Children

    There are a wide number of drugs available for treating epilepsy in children, and advances in the past years have made a difference. WebMD tells you more.

  6. Conditions Similar to Epilepsy

    WebMD explains various conditions which may be mistaken for epilepsy.

  7. On the Frontline of Epilepsy Treatment

    WebMD interviews Gregory L. Barkley, MD, former chairman of the Epilepsy Foundation's Professional Advisory Board, on the current state of epilepsy treatment.

  8. Diagnosing Epilepsy

    WebMD explains how epilepsy is diagnosed.

  9. Seizures - Check Your Symptoms

    WebMD provides the symptoms of seizures and a checklist for you to assess yourself.

  10. Ethosuximide for Epilepsy

    Drug details for Ethosuximide for epilepsy.

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