Of all the calls we receive at our office, fever wins hands down as the one complaint that generates the most parental concern.Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health,Cold & Flu
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Febrile seizures are convulsions brought on by a fever in infants or small children. During a febrile seizure, a child often loses consciousness and shakes, moving limbs on both sides of the body. Less commonly, the child becomes rigid or has twitches in only a portion of the body, such as an arm or a leg, or on the right or the left side only. Most febrile seizures last a minute or two, although some can be as brief as a few seconds with others lasting for more than 15 minutes.Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health