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Seizures

There are different types of seizures, most of which last for a few minutes. When a seizure happens, the person may:

Helping someone who is having a seizure

Recovery position

Do:

Don't

After the seizure

If this is their first seizure, they should arrange to see a doctor to look into why it happened.

Getting medical help

Phone 111 for an ambulance if:

If in doubt, seek medical help.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed November 2019.

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