Febrile Seizures


Treating Febrile Seizures

Remember To Send for Help – Call an Ambulance


Note For Febrile Seizures

Febrile seizures can be frightening but Do Not lead to further health problems and will generally finish without treatment


Febrile Convulsions (seizures)

  • Are triggered by fever and tend to accompany common childhood illnesses such as the flu, a cold or an ear infection
  • They are generally brief and will not last more than 5 minutes


Signs and Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Difficulty breathing
  • May be a bluish tinge to the lips and face
  • Muscular contractions of the limbs, face and trunk



febrile seizures


During Convulsions

  • Put the child on the floor to prevent injury
  • Position them on their stomach or side to prevent choking
  • Do not hold or restrain the child during convulsions


After Convulsions