Seizures in Children - Symptoms

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Published: April 13

My 2 year old son had a seizure, this was his first episode. There is no history in our family with seizures. He is my baby. He was just staring with a blank face, his body was limp, and he didn't respond to anything..

Published: February 02

As a baby whenever he was ill he always broke out in cold sores in his mouth and on his hands. Now since he has been at school he has been getting seizures, where he would freeze and stare for a few minutes and quite often vomit after. Now he has just spent a few days in hospital as he had a full blown seizure where the full body was shaking. He has had all the tests i.e., brain scan, lumbar punch, EEG, and they were all clear. They did say he had a sinus infection so he had antibiotics for a few days, but still can’t get to the bottom of it. It is very worrying and horrible to see a child go through this, and still not knowing what the cause of it is..