If your child has a fit or a convulsion, they may suddenly become rigid, with staring eyes. Sometimes their eyes will roll and their limbs will twitch and jerk. Or they may suddenly go floppy. The following suggestions will help you deal with the fit:
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Although fits may look alarming, they’re common in children under the age of three. Although there are other reasons why children have a fit, a high temperature is the most common trigger. Therefore, ensure to keep your child’s fever down by offering paracetamol.
Fever fits, also known as febrile convulsions, become increasingly less common after the age of three and are almost unknown after the age of five. Febrile convulsions aren’t usually connected with epilepsy. Read more about febrile convulsions.
Tags: febrile convulsion, high fever
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Tanks so much for dis
Leanrin so much here. Tanks MIM
911 calls is not for this part of the world, thanks for the tips though. Our country emergency system is on the zero level, it’s a huge shame.
Very good info
Nkpuluma we have our own emergency system,
If you call 911 or 112 it would lead to same helpline
Thank you so much
It must be really scary
Thanks even though no 911 here.
Great info. Thanks admin
Nice info tnx
Thank you for this information.
tanx for this
Great info.. Thanks MIM.
My daughter kept having febrile convulsions from 3months. It kept coming once she has fever. She’s 3yrs now and thank God for almost sis months now. It stopped.
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