Febrile seizures








Febrile seizure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

03/09/2015
04:57 | Author: Steven Lewis

Febrile seizures
Febrile seizure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A febrile seizure, also known as a fever fit or febrile convulsion, is an epileptic seizure associated with a high body temperature but without any serious.

Febrile seizures happen between the ages of six months and five years. Rates between 5 and 10% have been reported in India and Japan. They affect between 2-5% of children.

The likelihood of a febrile seizure is related to how high the temperature reaches. Some feel that the rate of increase is not important while others feel the rate of increase is a risk factor. Febrile seizures are due to fevers, usually those greater than 38 °C (100.4 °F). This latter position has not been proven. The cause of the fevers is often a viral illness.

Those who have one febrile seizure have an approximay 40% chance of having another one in the next two years, with the risk being greater in those who are younger.

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Febrile seizures BabyCenter

03/09/2015
04:26 | Author: Allison King

Febrile seizures
Febrile seizures BabyCenter

Find out what a febrile seizure is, why some children have these fever seizures, and what you can do about them.

(Never give your child aspirin, which could cause Reyes syndrome, a rare but dangerous condition.). The doctor may also recommend that you give your child a fever-reducer such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen, or lukewarm sponge baths to bring down his fever. The doctor will probably want to examine him to make sure he doesn't have a serious infection or other problem that caused the fever. Otherwise, wipe away any vomit and call the doctor after the seizure is over – no matter how short it was – if it's your child's first one.

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Pediatric Febrile Seizures - Medscape Reference

03/09/2015
02:11 | Author: Steven Lewis

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Pediatric Febrile Seizures - Medscape Reference

Pediatric Febrile Seizures. Febrile seizures are the most common seizure disorder in childhood.

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Febrile Seizures - Medscape Reference

03/09/2015
12:32 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Febrile Seizures - Medscape Reference

Although described by the ancient Greeks, it was not until this century that febrile seizures were recognized as a distinct syndrome separate.

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Febrile Seizures

03/09/2015
02:45 | Author: Molly Young

Febrile seizures
Febrile Seizures

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) discusses seizures brought on by a fever.

The child may look strange for a few moments, then stiffen, twitch, and roll his eyes. A febrile seizure usually happens during the first few hours of a fever. He will be unresponsive for a short time, his breathing will be disturbed, and his skin may appear a little darker than usual. After the seizure, the child quickly returns to normal. Seizures usually last less than 1 minute but, although uncommon, can last for up to 15 minutes.

If your child has a febrile seizure, act immediay to prevent injury.

Febrile seizures tend to run in families.

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