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Healthy 8 year old girl- convulsing seizure

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  • Posted By: ladulce
  • November 29, 2008
  • 00:09 AM

My daughter (who has no health issues and has not had a cold, or a fever) experienced a prolonged seizure last night, during which time she had her arms pressed against her body, her head back, eyes rolled back, and her jaw was NOT tensed. She was in the seizure for the entire time it took for an ambulance to drive from a nearby town (8-15 minutes). They have done an EKG, an MRI, and, blood tests. They have eliminated tumors, diabetes, MS, and, a myriad of other things. She recently gained (over the course of 4 months or so) about 25 pounds. They seem to think that this is unrelated, yet, she went from being "pixie skinny" to being overweight. I can't help but think that there may be a correlation. I am really worried that it will happen again, and, no one can give me any real reassurances.

Does anyone else have any experience with this?

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