Three year old epileptic rubbing head all the time

Patient

Q: My little boy is 3 he has just been been diagnosed with panyiotopolous syndrome. Recently we have noticed that he is rubbing the back of his head an awful lot. (he has never done this before, and he is also waking up at night crying and rubbing his head. He has medication for the syndrome but we are very worried about him, what could this be and what should we do.

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