Saturday, July 25, 2009

Febrile Seizures


Scary as hell. I am so worn out. This is the second day of Little Man being sick, and last night spent all night in the ER trying to bring his fever down after a seizure. So exhausted. Took a moment to read about these on the web.

4 comments:

Amy T. said...

My little man had one of these seizures last weekend and we spent the night in an ER as well.
It was extremely scary as hell. Has this happened again since? I'm wondering what to do differently next time, though I sincerely hope there never is, a next time.

fixedgeargal said...

There were 4 seizures. He may have them in the future. I carry a rectal thermometer everywhere. Motrin/tylenol as well. I haven't slept well since.

Amy T. said...

Yes, we're well stocked on Tylenol and Motrin as well. Good call on more thermometers, I might get another one or two for the diaper bags. Every little sound we're up and checking on him lately. Poor little dudes!

fixedgeargal said...

The rectal thermometers are soft/flexible, go in half an inch. They tell you last temp reading and have a light.

Its so stressful. I totally understand. Charting the temps is helpful to spot a pattern. Seems to happen mostly at night, and when asleep.