Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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High Temperature Seizure Treatment

Treatment for a febrile seizure usually includes acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for fever control. A small number of children may require treatment with an anticonvulsant such as diazepam.

Treatment options for a febrile seizure includes:

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High Temperature Seizure Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat febrile seizure:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed High Temperature Seizure References
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