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my son aged 2 year and 2months had febrile seizure 3 days ago,he is on fever med and antibiotic,is there any chance of developing febrile seizure agai?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Of children with febrile seizures, 15 to 70% will have a second seizure. Risk is increased with family history of febrile seizure, less than 18 months at onset, and short duration of fever. More details on recurrence here... http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0115/p149.html
Answered on Apr 20, 2017
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