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please help my granddaughter

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  • Posted By: tugboatannie58
  • February 20, 2010
  • 01:15 AM

16 months old now and was healthy til two weeks before her 1 year birhtday. she started with afebrile seizures. eeg and mri's neg. upper gi neg for reflux. started on keppra 100 mg twice a day. has tested positive for epstein-barr, low hematocrit,slight anisocytosis, occ microcytes, elevated potassium, bun and calcium as well as elevated liver enzymes. low bilirubin and phosperous. she is currently on 250 mg of keppra twice a day due to continued seizures which are now febrile. in the past month she has had pnuemonia and influenza b. in between all this she is not gaining weight and constantly has a runny nose and cough. if anyone has had anything close to this experience please let me know what you did.

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  • have you only had her to one Doctor so far? you need to get her to another dr for a second third and so on opinion till you find out what is wrong.has she been out of the country art all in the past six months has she been exposed to any animals other than your typical house pets (cat, dog)is she having any abnormal brusing on her body was there any problems at birth? did they check he platelets then, head size, premature...etc...is her mental development normal?
    rachel125 112 Replies
    • February 20, 2010
    • 11:16 PM
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  • did it all begin after innoculations
    Monsterlove 2,921 Replies
    • February 21, 2010
    • 06:03 AM
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  • did it all begin after innoculations This is a good question.Also,When did she start drinking cow's milk? What foods is she eating on a daily basis? How is her digestion? Was she breast or bottle fed? For how long? Best wishesDOM
    acuann 3,080 Replies
    • February 22, 2010
    • 05:27 AM
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