A 53-year-old member asked:
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Are there any medical dangers resulting from a seizure?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Yes: Could be injured by falling or coming into contact with machinery, could fracture a bone or vertebra, could in very rare situations aspirate food or liquid if occurred during a meal. But it is rare to suffocate during a seizure. Biggest risk is likely sudep, sudden death in sleep, but, most of these folks had inadequate medication.
Answered on Jul 14, 2013

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