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What can I do to avoid febrile convulsions ?

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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Ruben Nazario
Pediatrics
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In brief: Not much

Febrile seizures are convulsions that happen in babies between the ages of 6 months to 6 years of age.
A sudden rise in the body's temperature triggers these seizures. They are usually brief and cause no long term problems. There is a very small risk of recurrence, and even though we recommend treating fevers when they happen, this usually does not prevent the seizures from recurring.

In brief: Not much

Febrile seizures are convulsions that happen in babies between the ages of 6 months to 6 years of age.
A sudden rise in the body's temperature triggers these seizures. They are usually brief and cause no long term problems. There is a very small risk of recurrence, and even though we recommend treating fevers when they happen, this usually does not prevent the seizures from recurring.
Dr. Ruben Nazario
Dr. Ruben Nazario
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