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  • Acetaminophen
  • After the seizure is over and your child is awake, give him the normal dose of ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil) or acetaminophen (Tylenol) . (drgreene.com)
  • meningitis
  • If a child or infant has not yet completed their immunisation programme they could be at a greater risk of developing meningitis if they suffer a febrile seizure. (medic8.com)
  • A child who has missed getting some vaccines and has a febrile seizure could have a higher risk for meningitis . (kidshealth.org)
  • In infants and young children, it is important to rule out other causes of a first-time seizure, especially meningitis (bacterial infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord). (stlukes-stl.com)
  • genetic
  • NINDS-supported scientists are exploring environmental, biological, and genetic risk factors that might make children susceptible to febrile seizures. (nih.gov)
  • PRRT2 genetic mutations were identified in 25 out of 136 (18.4%) febrile seizures in epileptic patients. (mdpi.com)
  • 1997
  • Of children hospitalized for influenza A in 1998 and 1997, 54/272 (19.9%) and 27/144 (18.8%) had febrile seizures, respectively. (aappublications.org)
  • Of 250 and 249 children admitted to Queen Mary Hospital for febrile seizures in 1997 and 1998, respectively, influenza A infection accounted for 27 (10.8%) admissions in 1997 and 54 (21.7%) in 1998. (aappublications.org)
  • In contrast, parainfluenza, adenovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, and influenza B had a smaller contribution to hospitalizations for febrile seizures, together accounting for only 25/250 (10%) admissions in 1997 and 16/249 (6.4%) in 1998. (aappublications.org)