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An_257925 posted:
My son thinks he may have had a seizure he was sleeping in the car he said he heard voices his body was shaking but he was not able to respond he could not move his body his arms or his legs this lasted for about 25 seconds and when it stopped he fell asleep. I know these are some of the symptoms of having a seizure but is there any way to know for sure if he had a seizure. When this occurred he had a sinus infection and was on amoxicillin and Sudafed and had very little sleep for three days due to getting up early for a sports tournament. Any advice for response would be greatly appreciated
dancer86442 responded:
Only way to Know for Sure: A Neurologist & Tests! But, I will say this: Your son had several possible triggers that just may have caused him to have a seizure. 1. His Immunity system, due to sinus infection is Low. 2. Lack of sleep causes Stress on the system. Stress is a #1 trigger for any kind of seizure. 3. Medications. Ask a Pharmacist about the interactions & side effects of those 2 meds.

For now, start keeping a Daily Journal. Info in Helpful Tips. You can contact a Neuro Now or you can wait & see if it happens again W/ similar symptoms.

It is said that Everyone will have at least one seizure in their lifetime. I do Hope this was a first & last for your son. Hugs

Love Candi
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