Q. Seizure, occasional vomiting

Nov 25, 2022

He had 1 seizure trying to release stomach contents. Since then, he's tried to get up 3 times with no hind leg strength, then shortly after, went into another seizure and vomited again. As he just lays here in the hallway floor now, im stroking his body for reassurance of Mommy & Daddy's presence.

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Dr. Deliman

First of all, I’m sorry that I couldn’t answer your question quickly.

This is a case that requires an appointment with a vet (not ER).
The cause of the seizure is not clear but is related to the central nervous system and is primarily idiopathic or inherited. Liver disease, kidney failure, brain tumor, trauma, or toxin also can lead your pet to seizures. And it will be helpful for diagnosis if you fill out information such as when he usually have seizure, the time, cycle, or behavior, and take a video of seiaure.

The seizure is not painful to a pet, but status epileptics, characterized by a seizure that lasts more than five minutes, is a difficult and life-threatening situation. The secondary seizure from other than neurological problems may be able to be addressed if we can find the primary disease. However, most seizure from neurological reason is hard to cure but need to be controlled under a vet’s supervision. Anticonvulsant medication is helpful to control his seizure, but once it is started, it must be given for life.

Please let me know if he has any new symptoms or other questions. I apologize once more for the delayed response.