Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I have focal onset seizures, and this is a checkup or follow-up visit.
  • My child has focal onset seizures, and this is a checkup or follow-up visit.

I have focal onset seizures, and this is a checkup or follow-up visit.

What to Ask Yor Doctor

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD on March 08, 2018

  1. Should I call you every time I have one?
  2. What treatments can stop me from having the seizures?
  3. What do I need to know about the medication and any side effects?
  4. Is it safe for me to drive?
  5. How can I protect myself during a seizure?
  6. Can they cause lasting damage?

My child has focal onset seizures, and this is a checkup or follow-up visit.

What to Ask Yor Doctor

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD on March 08, 2018

  1. What should I do when my child is having one?
  2. What do I need to know about the medication and any side effects?
  3. What should I tell my child’s teacher about his condition?
  4. Are there any sports or other activities he should stay away from?
  5. What are the signs my child’s seizures are getting worse?
  6. Can they cause lasting damage?