Febrile Convulsions

Symptoms of Febrile Convulsions

If your child has a convulsion (fit) Sometimes a fever can lead to a convulsion (also called a "fití or "febrile convulsioní). The fit may occur without warning. Your child may jerk or twitch and become stiff or floppy. They ...1

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Causes List for Febrile Convulsions

Some possible causes of Febrile Convulsions or similar disorders may include:2

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Treatments: Febrile Convulsions

If this happens, follow these steps.

  • Lie your child on their side.
  • Make sure they donít breathe in any vomit.
  • If the fit doesnít stop within five minutes, call 111.
  • Take your child to your doctor or Emergency ...
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  1. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses/ fever/ fever-children
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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