Frequent Seizures In Children Aged 18 Months Is Dangerous?
Morning, I want to ask my child often experience seizures but without a fever and it does not last for only about 3 minutes … and after the seizure he was weak and very staring. Every time he fell down alone and convulsed again … this morning it was 2 times like that … what was the cause and how to deal with it?
seizures in children aged 18 months can be caused due to various causes. From the situation that your child is experiencing, seizures that occur without preceded by fever may be caused due to an epilepsy. Epilepsy is an abnormality of electrical charge in the brain, epilepsy can be of several types and can occur in both children and adults. Epilepsy can cause various symptoms depending on the type of epilepsy, such as:
occur spasms throughout the body spasms can also occur on one side of the body spasms without being preceded by fever, and can occur at any time usually accompanied by a decrease in consciousness after a seizure because epilepsy should not be underestimated yes, therefore you are important to immediately check the situation yes, your child goes to see a pediatrician, so the doctor can examine your child's condition further. Usually additional tests will be carried out such as blood tests, CT scans, EEG if necessary. If it is indeed due to epilepsy, the doctor will provide epilepsy therapy for a longer period of time.
Some other causes that can cause your child's condition for example:
febrile seizures complex brain infections nerve disorders brain electrolyte disorders of certain brain tumors and therefore consult your child directly to a pediatrician. Avoid putting hard objects in a child's mouth when having a seizure. Do not give to drink in a lying position huh.
The following article you can read about Epilepsy
may be useful. Thank you