Why Do You Get Seizures 3 Times A Day For 8-month-old Children Who Are Healthy And Not Feverish?
Hello, I want to ask my child, he’s only 8 months, he often has a seizure, has occurred 3 times a day, but the spasm is not fever or healthy, the initial occurrence when I want a seizure, my child looks blank, the occurrence of his eyes glaring over his face or his lips, his lips become black, his legs shivering, lg was given a meal suddenly a seizure lg in a carry suddenly a seizure even lg breastfeeding also like a seizure, the duration of the spasms are duamenit until three times, what could be the recurrence because of desires or heat? what causes it and what are the symptoms of the disease, what should I do it to get my child back healthy?
Hello, thanks for the question.
Seizures are a symptom due to electrical activity in the brain that is not normal, seizures are an emergency condition that must get immediate help in health care because during seizures blood flow to the brain decreases so that the brain will lack of oxygen, the longer the brain experiences oxygen deficiency, the more widespread brain damage that occurs, therefore seizure patients must be treated immediately to stop the seizures and prevent brain damage. Seizures can be caused by several things, for example epilepsy, meningitis, meningoencephalitis, tetanus, trauma / head injury, metabolic disorders, electrolyte disturbances, tumors, chemical imbalances in the body, etc. To ensure conditions and underlying causes consult a doctor anaksubspecialisasi nerve, the doctor will conduct a question and answer regarding complaints, a thorough physical examination including examination of nerve function, motor, sensory, etc., and may also be a supporting examination if needed. Investigations that are usually done include blood tests to see the presence of infection, electrolyte balance, or other conditions that cause seizures, examination of brain fluid analysis, CT scan or MRI to see a picture of the brain, electroencephalogram or EEG to assess interference with impulses or electrical activity in the brain or not, and other examinations. After the examination, the doctor will suggest treatment according to the underlying cause. To avoid complaints, you should:
Perform routine treatment according to doctor's orders
Eat healthy and nutritious foods
Avoid activities that trigger seizures
Sufficient fluid needs
Avoid using drugs without doctor's advice
If there are complaints of seizures, immediately bring it to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Thus, hopefully it helps.