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When to Seek Medical Care
A first seizure is a reason to visit your doctor or a hospital's emergency department. For someone with a diagnosed seizure disorder, a change in seizure patterns or more frequent seizures are reasons to see the doctor.
Visits to a hospital's emergency department are not needed for everyone with a seizure. Some seizures are emergencies, as in the following cases:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/23/2014
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