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Convulsions

 

A convulsion (violent, involuntary contraction or muscle spasm) can be caused by epilepsy or sudden illness. Convulsion, or seizures, is not likely to cause death unless the victim stops breathing. The victim should be check by medical personnel.

 

 Symptoms:

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Victim's muscles become stiff and hard, followed by jerking movements

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He may bite his tongue or stop breathing

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Face and lips may turn a bluish color

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May drool excessively or foam at the mouth

 

 What to do:

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Clear all objects away from the victim and place something soft under his head
Do not place anything between his teeth or in his mouth

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Do not give the victim any liquids

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If the victim stops breathing, check to see that the airway is open and begin rescue breathing.

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Stay calm and keep the victim comfortable until help arrives.

 

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Most convulsions are followed by a period of unconsciousness or another convulsion.
 

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