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Old 11-05-2002, 07:21 PM   #1
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Location: Little Elm, TX, USA
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Question Experience momentary blindness?

My son (14) has had blank stare seizures for 9 years. In the past 1 1/2 he has been experiencing momentarty blindness out of the blue. He can be walk ing down the hall at school and everything goes dark. It isn't really part of a seizure when it happens, it can be anywhere. It only lasts briefly(15-60 seconds). I was wondering if anyone else goes through this. He is on Depakote, Carbatrol & has a VNS implant in his chest. I would be interested to know if there are others out there that go through this. I have thought about looking into seizure alert dogs for him just to be there when things like this happen, especially at school.

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Old 11-06-2002, 11:00 AM   #2
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I do get that at times .. but normally (not always) but normally a seizure follows right behind .... i just blamed it on that ...

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