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    Can epilepsy be outgrown?

    My child has been diagnosed with epilepsy. Can children outgrow epilepsy and seizures or does the condition stay with them all their life?
  • Established in 1952, Epilepsy Action Australia provides education and support for people with epilepsy, their families and community, and professional groups. These services promote self-management ... View Profile

    Many children outgrow their epilepsy, or have a long term remission from seizures. Epilepsy is not necessarily a lifelong disorder. There are however, some types of epilepsy that are considered lifelong so it will depend on the type of epilepsy your child has been diagnosed with.

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