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Any generalized seizure can be dangerous because the person is unaware of her surroundings and can't protect herself from harm. The uncontrolled thrashing movements during a generalized tonic-clonic seizure increase the chances of injury. This type is most likely to result in a trip to the emergency room.

From: What to Do When Someone Has a Seizure WebMD Medical Reference

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Epilepsy Foundation: "First Aid."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 08, 2019

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Epilepsy Foundation: "First Aid."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 08, 2019

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