4 year old child loses conscious every 3-4 minutes and losing sensation on side of body?

hello, my family friend’s 4 year old child is suffering a problem. He loses conscious every 3-4 minutes which lasts for few seconds. Its been on going for more than a year. Hes seen doctors but since they life in a country where the medicine isnt advanced, they are not getting satisfying answer. He has also started losing a little sensation on one side of his body

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Dr. Ayman Darrag
Dr. Ayman Darrag

This is mostly epileptic seizures and it needs antiepileptic medications under neurologist supervision..
An eeg can diagnose this.

Dr Ahmed Fawzy
Dr Ahmed Fawzy

I need more information to give an ideal opinion like is there headache ?
My opinion is that he is suffering from Vasovagal syncope , fludrocortisone acetate can be used, also electrical pacemaker .
Usually it requires no treatment and improve on its own
I recommend that they see a good cardiologist
Good Luck

Dr Masr
Dr Masr

Is it provoked or not
Is there is a stimulus, like getting angry , stressed , crying , or he losses his conciousness independently??

He needs to do detailed neurological examination
He needs to do EEG and MRI as well

Dr Mahaveer
Dr Mahaveer

this is more likely to be epileptiform convulsions.
Consult a neurologist and get a EEG done.