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A seizure occurring in infants and young children that occurs in the setting of fever.
Symptoms of Febrile Convulsions
The following features are indicative of Febrile Convulsions:
tightening of the muscles
fever higher than 38 °C
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Common Causes of Febrile Convulsions
The following are the most common causes of Febrile Convulsions:
Risk Factors for Febrile Convulsions
The following factors may increase the likelihood of Febrile Convulsions:
Prevention of Febrile Convulsions
No, it is not possible to prevent Febrile Convulsions.
due to high fever
Occurrence of Febrile Convulsions
Number of Cases
The following are the number of Febrile Convulsions cases seen each year worldwide:
Very common > 10 Million cases
Common Age Group
Febrile Convulsions most commonly occurs in the following age group:
Aged between 6 months and 5 years
Febrile Convulsions can occur in any gender.
Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Febrile Convulsions
The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Febrile Convulsions:
Blood test: To determine the cause of infection
Electroencephalogram test: To measure brain activity
Doctor for Diagnosis of Febrile Convulsions
Patients should visit the following specialists if they have symptoms of Febrile Convulsions:
Self-care for Febrile Convulsions
The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Febrile Convulsions:
Loosen tight or restrictive clothing: To make child feel comfortable
Remove hard or sharp objects : To avoid harm to the child
Patient Support for Treatment of Febrile Convulsions
The following actions may help Febrile Convulsions patients:
Family support: Stay close to watch and comfort child
Time for Treatment of Febrile Convulsions
While time-period of treatment for each patient may vary, below is the typical time-period for Febrile Convulsions to resolve if treated properly under an expert supervision:
Within 1 day
Last updated date
This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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