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Herbal Treatment For Febrile Convulsions
My son aged 12 months admitted with febrile seizure found to have viral pneumonia, what are the treatments to be provided..
Usually symptom: Management. Our son had the same at eight months. Controlling the fever with alternating tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen, hydration, comfort issues, and as long as seizures have subsided, should be fine. If the seizures continue with controlled tmeperature, may need medication to control seizure and other causes should be investigated. Hope for the best for your little one; i know its a scary time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Typically seen in young children, the first symptom is usually the seizure & then noticing the high temperature. It occurs because of a rapid rise of temperature and, what is thought to be, a rapid change in the polarization of nerve cells in the brain. It is important to be seen and evaluated to make sure there is nothing ...Read more
Nothing: There aren't any proven methods of completely avoiding febrile seizures. If your child has already had a febrile seizure they are at increased risk of having another one. The best thing to do is to educate yourself on how to deal with a seizure; put your baby on his/her side, move them out of harm's way. Never put anything in their mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Febrile seizures are common and very scary events. They occur in children between the ages of 6 months and 5-6 years of age, when they have a sudden rise in their body temperature. Your child has a higher chance of having febrile seizures if he/she has had them before, or if they have a sibling that has had them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Seizure due to fever: Typically seen in young children, the first symptom is usually the seizure & then noticing the high temperature. It occurs because of a rapid rise of temperature and, what is thought to be, a rapid change in the polarization of nerve cells in the brain. It is important to be seen and evaluated to make sure there is nothing else going on (meningitis,etc). ...Read more
My 5 year old child has had 3 febrile convulsions due to tonsils illness. Is there any risk for him to be affected by epilepsy?
Has he had before: 5 years is late for onset offebrile seizures, also the number of seizures with one episode of illness is not the norm. I would be concerned with other causes of seizures and would consult either the er if he is still ill and a neurologist for further work up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cure for febrile sz: For most people, febrile seizure occurs once or twice. Aging will lead to this condition disappearing, there is no treatment needed in these cases. In rare cases, normally for situations when febrile seizures occur more than two times, or if the EEG is abnormal, medicine may be used to prevent seizures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How many years to cure the febrile seizure's in kids and adults? What r drugs to cure age 6+ and completed 15+ episodes of fits patient's?
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