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Infantile Spasms
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minnielou76 posted:
does anyone know anything about Infantile Spasms any help or anything tohelp ease my nerves will be greatly appreciated
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi minnielou76 and Welcome!

This discussion with response from Dr. DuMond may be helpful -

9 mo. old does a weird shake

Let us know if this sounds familiar and eases your nerves.

Elizabeth
Elizabeth
~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
 
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minnielou76 replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
thank you but it wasnt really any help he is not shaking or shivering he is having spasms i am waiting on a nuerlogists to set an apt but i dont think i am going to wait much longer i dont like seeing my 7 month old in pain and it scares me badly but thanks for trying
 
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff replied to minnielou76's response:
Hi minnielou -

I hope you are able get into a neurologist very soon. This does sound very frightening. Please let us know what you find out.

Elizabeth
Elizabeth
~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
 
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Sara DuMond, MD, FAAP responded:
Hi minnielou76,
I can imagine your worry. Infantile spasms can be very frightening and definitely warrant an evaluation by a neurologist, sooner rather than later. Please contact your doctor again, to make sure that your baby is seen by a neurologist in a timely manner. Keep us updated.
Dr. DuMond


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