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Seizures in Children - Symptoms

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Comment from: Carmen, 13-18 Female Published: March 21

My grandchild is 18 months old. After the seizure, he sweated alot but it lasted 15 minutes.

Comment from: mecr, 0-2 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 10

At eighteen months, my daughter had the first seizure on vacation after a horrific three days of travel. This was followed 45 minutes later by another seizure in the hospital ER as they attempted to draw blood and a third one several hours later in the room. Each lasted about two minutes. Her eyes rolled upward and she jerked slightly. Afterwards, she went to sleep. CAT scan, MRI and two EEG's showed nothing wrong. There were no seizures for three months. Then after two days of stomach virus, she had another seizure, followed by another one in the ER as they tried to draw blood. These first lasted a minute or less but were similar to the previous ones.

Comment from: bbug2322, 7-12 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 28

My daughter is 8 yrs old. She has what appears to be seizures and is on medication for treatment. I am baffled by the fact that every seizure is brought on by over stimulation or excitement, I can see them starting and if I take her hands and tell her to just relax...we can avoid them. Also when she recovers after one and they usually only last about a minute, she is not sleepy and wants to immediately go back to what she was doing.

Comment from: Darlene, 3-6 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 28

My daughter blinks her eyes a lot prior to a seizure. She is only three years old. She is having them one after the other.

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