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A 29-year-old female asked:

Why do paramedics check to see how dilated ones pupils are after a seizure? what's the correlation?

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Pupil size: Examining your pupils may give it give an indication of what caused your seizure as for example use of illegal substances may cause pinpoint pupils

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Last updated Dec 24, 2014

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