It’s not unusual for children to get a fever. A seizure from a fever is also common in children 6 months to 6 years old. These don’t usually cause lasting damage to your child.
During a seizure, you’ll see your child’s body jerk or go stiff. They can’t control these movements. Your child won’t be able to hear you or talk during a seizure. Don’t put anything in their mouth, and don’t try to hold them down during a seizure. Keep track of how long the seizure lasts, and if it doesn’t stop after 3 minutes, call 911.
You should see a doctor a doctor
right away if your child:
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Current as of: March 13, 2017
Author: Health Education and Learning Program (HEAL), Alberta Health Services
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