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How long do febrile convulsions usually last for ?

How long do febrile convulsions usually last for ?

Usually < 5 min: They usually last only for a few seconds and almost always last less than 15 minutes. ...Read more

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Dr. Cristina Carballo
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Neonatal Seizures (Definition)

Seizures or convulsions that occurs in infants under one month of age. The most common cause of neonatal seizures is hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy or HIE. HIE is a brain injury that occurs with a lack of oxygen. Neonatal seizures can be focal, limited to one part of the body, or generalized, ...Read more


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How long should my concussion syndromes last?

How long should my concussion syndromes last?

Days or longer: Concussion symptoms will usually last a few weeks. However, for some, they may last for months to as long as a year. ...Read more

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How long does a febrile seizure last?

How long does a febrile seizure last?

Febrile seizure: A febrile seizure normally lasts 5 minutes or less. It occurs in children who have a high temperature. ...Read more

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How long does neonatal pneumonia last?

How long does neonatal pneumonia last?

Neonatal pneumonia: Duration of illness will depend upon multiple factors, including the organisms involved, mode of acquisition of infection, immune status of the baby, efficacy of therapy and rapidity with which it was begun, whether it required pulmonary support, and so on and so on. ...Read more

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Approx how long does a seizure last typically?

Approx how long does a seizure last typically?

Usually brief: Some last as few as 10-15 secs., and a generalized convulsion may be 2-3 min., although the subsequent postictal phase could last longer up to a few hours perhaps. Some variation but episodes longer than 5 minutes are likely to be a different paroxysmal episode. ...Read more

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How long do hallucinations last after tia?

How long do hallucinations last after tia?

TIA: By definition, there are no after effects of a tia. Suggest you be re-evaluated to make certain something wasn't overlooked. Make certain doc knows all meds (prescription & otc) & supplements you take. ...Read more

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How long can seizures last (before they go away) after a head injury?

How long can seizures last (before they go away) after a head injury?

Variable: Post-traumatic seizures may occur early following a brain injury but may also persist for years. Persistent recurrent seizures following brain injury are sometimes referred to as "late post-traumatic epilepsy". ...Read more

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How long can preeclampsia last after giving birth?

How long can preeclampsia last after giving birth?

See below: Everything starts improving after you deliver, but fluid retention can last for up to two weeks. When the fluid retention resolves, blood pressure and everything else should resolve. ...Read more

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How long will the after effects of a grand mal seizure last if low drug level?

Grand Mal Seizure: Grand mal seizure if not prolonged i.e. Less than 60 seconds will not have any long term sequelae. Status epilepticus (seizures that last greater than 5 minutes) are associated with greater morbidity, and by extension... Mortality. ...Read more

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How long should aphasia last after a first stroke?

How long should aphasia last after a first stroke?

Hard to say: It depends on the size, location, and severity of the stroke to tell how long the aphasia will last. I know this is vague, but your local neurologist should be able to tell you this answer as he evaluates your loved one with stroke. ...Read more

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How long does post-partum depression last? Can it last indefinitely?

How long does post-partum depression last?  Can it last indefinitely?

Depends, and yes: Each woman is different. Most post-partum depression lasts 4-6 months, and resolves once the woman's hormones settle back into their pre-pregnancy state. For some women, especially those who have a family or personal history of depression or mental illness, the mood disorder can persist. Medicine is a viable treatment option for both temporary and longer term depression. ...Read more

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How long does photophobia last after encephalitis?

How long does photophobia last after encephalitis?

Depends: There is no easy answer to your question. It really depends in multiple factors, including the severity of disease, course of treatment, etc. However if your symptoms don't improve or get worse, you should get checked. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding postpartum last after you give birth?

How long does bleeding postpartum last after you give birth?

Variable: Bleeding is typically common throughout the first month postpartum, but has usually stopped by the time of your post partum visit at 6 weeks. If you are bleeding more than a pad an hour, passing clots, or having your bleeding get heavier rather than lighter, you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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How long can double vision last for after concussion?

How long can double vision last for after concussion?

Variable duration.: Dependent on myriad variables such as severity concussion/contusion, damage to one or more muscles or nerves supplying the muscles that move the eyes or swelling/edema in eye or orbit, or fractures in the bony orbits around the eyes which may restrict normsl eye movements after trauma to the head and orbits. ...Read more

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How long is recovery and how soon I can drive after epilepsy first diagnosed?

How long is recovery and how soon I can drive after epilepsy first diagnosed?

Depends on cause?DMV: If your seizure was not secondary to underlying pathology ie. Stroke, tumor, etc, your recovery should be rapid, no longer than 3->5 days. If there is underlying pathology, then you need to address the pathology and recover. Driving is state dependent. Though most states mandate physicians to report seizures to their dmv, the dmv that makes the final decision. Requirements on dmv internet site. ...Read more

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Aminophylline for apnea and bradycardia for how long after birth?

Aminophylline for apnea and bradycardia for how long after birth?

Apnea and bradycardi: Aminophyllin is used less and less. Usually caffeine is used, less side effects, less monitoring. Caffeine is usuaily discintinued within 2 months after discharge. ...Read more

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How long should herpangina last in adults?

How long should herpangina last in adults?

Generally: A week or so. It is a virus and is self limiting. Treat the symptoms to be comfortable and it will resolve on its own. ...Read more

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How long should newborn eye damage from chlamydia last?

How long should newborn eye damage from chlamydia last?

Extremely rare...: Chronic eye infection in infants by chlamydial infection results in blindness in developing countries, but eye damage due to same infection is extremely rare in us. ...Read more

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How long does a diabetic coma last?

How long does a diabetic coma last?

Varies: There are many variables to affect the coma. It depends on the degree of the coma and what complications have occurred as a result. Sadly, some patients do not recover. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more