Nine year old Ds#1 woke up this morning and had a seizure. He was not ill nor had a recent head injury. His exam and blood work at the emergency department were normal. Simply, he had a seizure and we don't know why.
He will have an EEG, probably two, to see if that shows any signs of epilepsy. Even if that is normal, he still has a 1 in 4 chance of having another seizure in the next 3 years. Yet if it is normal he will not need to see a neurologist or be treated with anticonvulsants. Here is a good article I found explaining exactly what to expect from what happened today.
Though I have seen many seizures working in the emergency department, it simply does not compare to it happening to your own child. Please pray along with us for his good health.