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I was incorrectly diagnosed with epilepsy about 6 years ago,(it

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I was incorrectly diagnosed with epilepsy about 6 years ago,(it was the onset of poly fibre rheumatica). I had a seizure I February caused by serenotin syndrome. Does this mean I am an epeliptic?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
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NO
seritonin syndrome can cause seizures, and does not mean you are an epileptic.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thank you. Even if I cannot convince my neurologist of this, would the gap in these fits mean this could be considered a first "epeliptic"p attack? I am concerned as after my first attack I discovered that over 47 per cent of epilepsy diagnosis is incorrect .
Pat
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
It depends on what your EEG shows now.
What I would do is have an EEG from the neurologist.

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