I Have a Child Who Has Febrile Seizures

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    Supposedly Harmless But Very Scary Nonethless..

    My daughter who is almost 6 had her second febrile seizure on Sunday afternoon. Even though she has had one before, at almost 3, It is still a very scary thing to watch. She had a weird stare on her face and wasn't answering me when I asked her if she was ok.. Then she started...
    syan syan
    31-35, F
    Nov 6, 2009

    Adult With Febrile Seizures

    i don't have any kids but I have noticed that when I'm at the gym (managed to recreate the feeling last night just by walking back and forth in front of my house) I get overheated, get an aura (dizzy, lightheaded) at which point I have to make the consideration of getting my...
    catgroomer5 catgroomer5
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2012

    2nd Febrile Seizure After 3 Years Without.

    On March 12 my daughter had her second febrile seizure at age 4.5. She had her first one when she was 1.5 years old. It was still just as scary the second time around, particularly because I hadn't been observing her until just before the seizure (she was at school and I was...
    silviberger silviberger
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2012

    Febrile Seizures

      When my son was 11 months old, he spiked a fever of 101.3 at 2 am! This being, my first child, I was scared to death. I got up out of bed with him to give him some Tylenol, and called his pediatrician. The doc assured me, that everything would be okay and that I just...
    depressedmommy depressedmommy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2009

    15 Months Of Febrile Seizures...So Far, For My 26 Month Old

    My daughter had her first febrile seizure when she was 11 months old. She was life-flighted by helicopter to a children's hospital. it is scary, exhausting, and i never get used to it. i am incredibly calm when she is having the seizure, but am a nervous wreck inside. we spend so...
    4 Responses Feb 15, 2013
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