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Drivers license after seizure ?

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Will I lose my driver's license after having my first seizure? I did go to the emergency room and had another one while I was there. My doctor told me that it would be a possibility. Will I be getting something in the mail letting me know or should I just call the license bureau myself?
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replied October 24th, 2008
I really wasn't diagnosed until I woke up in the hospital with a chunk of my tongue nearly off and bruises up my arms form the 2 IV's I ripped out. After that it turned out that I had partial complex seizures. I did indeed lose my license for a year. It was kind of a mixed blessing. I rode a bike to work for the whole summer (only a 3 block ride) and couldn't take field calls for work. Also, the wife had to drive all the time. I got time to relax, and sleep on the long trips. Just like she would always do Very Happy

Your doctor might not tell anyone because of the dumb paperwork involved which includes him. I did it on a promise and he gave me an all clear in a year. Talk with your doctor and explain you are a adult and are responsible.
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replied November 10th, 2008
we have 2 teenage daughters and the oldest has seizures we have been to scared to let her drive she doesn't understand that it's for her safety
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