When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • Accompanied by first-ever seizure
  • Weakness or loss of function

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Seizures not well-controlled
  • Migraine headaches not well-controlled

Last Updated May 25, 2018

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