Convulsions

Involuntary muscle spasms are referred to as convulsions in medicine. Convulsions are characterized by involuntary jerky movements and rolling up of the eyes. Infections such as meningitis, cerebral palsy, or head trauma are the most prevalent causes of convulsions. High fever is the most likely source of convulsions in children, and these convulsions are known as febrile convulsions.

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My daughter has deteriorated coordination after cerebral malaria. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter was attacked with cerebral malaria at five months and experienced several convulsions in the process. After her treatment her coordination has deteriorated. She can no longer hold anything like she used to do. Her fingers are always clenched. She cannot sit down. When she si...  Read Full »


Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have understood your concern about the difficulty in sitting. See due to convulsions and fever of malaria, the brain has gotten some injury due to which she got weakness in the muscles of the body. I advise you to take physiotherapy treatment in the form of exercises ...  Read Full »

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