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    Epilepsy - What Increases Your Risk

    The risk for epilepsy increases if you have:

    Epilepsy may develop even though you do not have any risk factors. This is especially true of many forms of childhood epilepsy.

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    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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