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Can sinus infection cause seizures?

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Dr William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: If low threshold

Any person can suffer a seizure if there is enough stress and irritation to trigger the event.
Some are more prone and can have a seizure with minor stress. The concept of threshold is not well understood, but offers a good explanation. You may have a low threshold for seizures. Medications can help raise the threshold. Infection and use of certain antibiotics may push you over your threshold.

In brief: If low threshold

Any person can suffer a seizure if there is enough stress and irritation to trigger the event.
Some are more prone and can have a seizure with minor stress. The concept of threshold is not well understood, but offers a good explanation. You may have a low threshold for seizures. Medications can help raise the threshold. Infection and use of certain antibiotics may push you over your threshold.
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Dr James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Stress can trigger

A seizure in susceptible individuals.
Those seizure patients that comply with their treatment routine & have good medicine levels should be able to tolerate most simple stresses like a fever or a sinus infection. Breakthrough during a simple infection calls for a revision in the treatment plan.

In brief: Stress can trigger

A seizure in susceptible individuals.
Those seizure patients that comply with their treatment routine & have good medicine levels should be able to tolerate most simple stresses like a fever or a sinus infection. Breakthrough during a simple infection calls for a revision in the treatment plan.
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