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How can I get my epileptic son to accept my help getting him cleaned up after a seizure?

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June 25, 2019 / By Ailie
Question: My 10 year old son used to have seizures everyday. Now it's down to one every 2 or 3 weeks. Hopefully we'll be able to beat this altogether. Also the seizures don't last as long now. They're only about 30 seconds. They used to last for over a minute. My question is this: When he has a seizure, there is no warning, so it often catches him with a full bladder. The seizure makes him go to the bathroom in his pants (both number 1 and number 2.) After the seizure he is so weak he can't clean himself up by himself. He just wants to lie there for an hour or so. But it isn't right for a boy to lie there in his own filth. He gets so embarrassed when other people try to help clean him up. What can we say to him so he won't get upset when we try to clean him up? It's not like it's his fault. He just has a medical condition.
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Tolbert Tolbert | 6 days ago
TROLL TROLL TROLL The answer to your question is: he's probably less embarrassed than you. If you make a big deal, so will he. TROLL ALERT------ I have a feeling that the reason you don't allow people to look at the questions you've asked is that you are asking bogus questions all about bedwetting. I've spent a lot of time answering your questions and feel like a chump because it seems that you are a troll. Two days ago, it was bowel cancer. Here's that question: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... You mentioned your 10 year old a few days ago and said that you were having him sleep on the floor. For everyone's convenience, I'll post a link to that question now. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... I'm surprised you didn't mention bowel cancer. Then a few days ago you posted a question about your 9 year old bedwetting. There are people here with legitimate problems, and I don't think you are one of them. And the question about your 10 year old foster child that wets also... http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... Stop wasting everyone's time.
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Tolbert Originally Answered: How can I get my epileptic son to accept my help getting him cleaned up after a seizure?
TROLL TROLL TROLL The answer to your question is: he's probably less embarrassed than you. If you make a big deal, so will he. TROLL ALERT------ I have a feeling that the reason you don't allow people to look at the questions you've asked is that you are asking bogus questions all about bedwetting. I've spent a lot of time answering your questions and feel like a chump because it seems that you are a troll. Two days ago, it was bowel cancer. Here's that question: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... You mentioned your 10 year old a few days ago and said that you were having him sleep on the floor. For everyone's convenience, I'll post a link to that question now. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... I'm surprised you didn't mention bowel cancer. Then a few days ago you posted a question about your 9 year old bedwetting. There are people here with legitimate problems, and I don't think you are one of them. And the question about your 10 year old foster child that wets also... http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... Stop wasting everyone's time.

Rashawn Rashawn
My sister-in-law had condition too, what her parents use to do is, of course while the seizure was happening, let her lay there and make sure she didn't hurt herself, but after she would fall asleep and they would put her on her bed. When she would wake up, she'd get cleaned up and go back with the family. But if your really wanting to help him, just help to him room, get him some clothes out and a wash cloth and leave him be. I think its really good that hes wanting to take care of it on his own. He is being independent. Just continue to be supportive and do want he allows you to do. Im sure its hard for you but it seems like he feels its something he needs to do. Plus, thinking like a 10 year old, he doesn't mom cleaning him up, hes not a baby. hehe
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Mason Mason
i have epilepsy and i find it hard even talking about my seizures, he only way is to just dont act worried even though you may feel it if he is like me then he probably gets embarassed and feels as if you are maybe treating him like a baby. give him special treats afterwards to make him feel like hes just like everyone else and dont treat him differently but in the end its his choice and if he doesnt co operate just understand and sit with him while he relaxes again. hope i helped you x
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Jett Jett
If he is embarrassed allow him do it himself. Let him recognize tho that your there if he demands aid to simply name. If its in public then allow him recognize you must aid blank him up theres no wrong way. Hope your son beats the seizures well good fortune
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Gog Gog
I agree with the first person to answer. Urine & feces won't hurt him for the short time it takes him to gain his wits and clean up himself. You need to let go and allow him to take care of this aspect himself.
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Gog Originally Answered: How can I get my epileptic son to accept my help getting him cleaned up after a seizure?
TROLL TROLL TROLL The answer to your question is: he's probably less embarrassed than you. If you make a big deal, so will he. TROLL ALERT------ I have a feeling that the reason you don't allow people to look at the questions you've asked is that you are asking bogus questions all about bedwetting. I've spent a lot of time answering your questions and feel like a chump because it seems that you are a troll. Two days ago, it was bowel cancer. Here's that question: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... You mentioned your 10 year old a few days ago and said that you were having him sleep on the floor. For everyone's convenience, I'll post a link to that question now. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... I'm surprised you didn't mention bowel cancer. Then a few days ago you posted a question about your 9 year old bedwetting. There are people here with legitimate problems, and I don't think you are one of them. And the question about your 10 year old foster child that wets also... http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... Stop wasting everyone's time.

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