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Febrile seizures

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Introduction
A febrile seizure is a fit that occurs when a child has a fever. It's a relatively common childhood condition and not serious in most cases.
Symptoms of febrile seizures
The main symptom of a febrile seizure is a fit that occurs while a child has a fever. Febrile seizures often occur during the first day of a fever
Causes of febrile seizures
Febrile seizures are linked to fevers, although the exact cause is unknown. Some researchers speculate that the biological processes associated with a high temperature may be responsible.
Diagnosing febrile seizures
Febrile seizures can often be diagnosed from a description of what happened, although further tests may be needed.
Treating febrile seizures
In many cases, febrile seizures do not need to be treated, although care can be taken to deal with a seizure as it happens.
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