Seizures Emergencies (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
A first seizure is a reason to visit the doctor or a hospital's emergency department. For a person with a seizure disorder, a change in seizure patterns or more frequent seizures are reasons to seek medical care.
Many people with recurrent seizures may have a seizure and awaken fully. Immediate medical attention is not often needed if the person is fully awake and has not suffered injury and is known to have recurrent seizures.
Other conditions, however, call for immediate medical attention.
J Stephen Huff, MD
Mary Huff, RN
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