Seizures

Many parents worry that high fevers may cause seizures and brain damage.  Many studies have shown that when seizures do occur with high fever but no other serious symptoms, there are usually no lasting complications.  Seizures also occur in other situations and several conditions can mimic seizures.  Seizures can be scary to observe and how to respond can be reassuring.  Much more detailed, helpful information for parents is included in this excellent link.

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