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What are the chances of my baby having another febrile convulsion after the first one?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Febrile seizures

Febrile seizures occur in about 3% of infants under 6years of age.
There is a greater likelihood if parents have had febrile seizures.

In brief: Febrile seizures

Febrile seizures occur in about 3% of infants under 6years of age.
There is a greater likelihood if parents have had febrile seizures.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Craig MacArthur
Recurrence rates for febrile seizures are about 30%
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: High

Febrile convusions are usually relatively benign and disappear with a little maturation.
If not, then it will require medicaion.

In brief: High

Febrile convusions are usually relatively benign and disappear with a little maturation.
If not, then it will require medicaion.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
General Practice

In brief: Febrile convuslions

Febrile seizures recur in about 30%.
Risk factors for recurrence are: family history of febrile seizures, onset aged <18 months, lower temperature or shorter duration of fever at onset. http://patient.info/doctor/febrile-convulsions

In brief: Febrile convuslions

Febrile seizures recur in about 30%.
Risk factors for recurrence are: family history of febrile seizures, onset aged <18 months, lower temperature or shorter duration of fever at onset. http://patient.info/doctor/febrile-convulsions
Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
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