Febrile seizures are convulsions (seizures) that occur in association with a fever. They are relatively common in infants and young children and do not mean that the child has a seizure disorder. About 1 in every 25 children will experience a febrile seizure at some point.
Signs and symptoms of a febrile seizure can vary. They may include
- shaking, and
- twitching all over the body or on one side.
Other associated symptoms and signs can include
Most febrile seizures last for 1-2 minutes, although they may be shorter or last for several minutes.
Cause of febrile seizures
Other febrile seizure symptoms and signs
- Loss of Consciousness (Passing Out)
- Moaning or Grunting
- Twitching All Over the Body or on One Side
- Urinating During the Seizure
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