- Most parents are afraid that their child will die or have brain damage. However, simple febrile seizures are harmless. There is no evidence that they cause death, brain damage, epilepsy, or learning problems. Most children outgrow febrile seizures by age 5. Few children have more than 3 febrile seizures in their lifetime.
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2 days ago · It only happens if the air temperature is very high. An example is a child left in a closed car during hot weather. MYTH. Anyone can have a seizure triggered by fever. FACT. Only 4% of children can have a seizure with fever. MYTH. Seizures with fever are harmful. FACT. These seizures are scary to watch, but they stop within 5 minutes.
4 days ago · A seizure, formally known as an epileptic seizure, is a period of symptoms due to abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Outward effects vary from uncontrolled shaking movements involving much of the body with loss of consciousness (tonic-clonic seizure), to shaking movements involving only part of the body with variable levels of consciousness (focal seizure), to ...
6 days ago · Rarely a fever may trigger a febrile seizure, with this being more common in young children. Fevers do not typically go higher than 41 to 42 °C (105.8 to 107.6 °F). A fever can be caused by many medical conditions ranging from non-serious to life-threatening.
2 days ago · Light hurts your child’s eyes. Your child has a stiff neck. Your child has a fit/convulsion that lasts over 5 minutes or has his/her first one. Your child has a seizure. You notice signs of an allergic reaction, including hives, wheezing, troubles in swallowing and breathing, paleness, weakness, hoarseness, dizziness, or a quick heart rate.
5 days ago · Surgical procedures are increasingly used as a treatment option for paediatric patients with refractory epilepsy as seizure relief is often assumed to…
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3 days ago · Children can be taught to control their heart rate with a technique known as Valsalva maneuver. In this technique, the child simply needs to close the mouth and the nose and then make an effort to breathe out. As compared to newborns and infants, children who are older often suffer from greater number of tachycardia episodes.
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4 days ago · No treatment is needed. The rash cannot be spread to others. Your child can go to child care or to school with the rash. Call Your Doctor If: Rash changes to blood-colored spots; Rash lasts more than 3 days; Meningococcal Vaccine: No serious reactions. Sore shot site for 1 to 2 days occurs in 50%. Limited use of the arm occurs in 15% of children.
2 days ago · In most cases, the episodes of dizziness should disappear when your child stops taking the medication that was believed to be causing it. 6. Anxiety Disorders. There are certain anxiety disorders that can cause dizziness in children. Anxiety disorders, such as panic attacks, can lead to prolonged spells of dizziness.