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Status Epilepticus. There are different types of status epilepticus: convulsive and non-convulsive. Convulsive status epilepticus requires emergency treatment by trained medical personnel in a hospital setting. It can be life-threatening.Does status epilepticus cause brain damage?
Status epilepticus is a dangerous situation historically defined as a seizure or a cluster of seizures lasting longer than 30 minutes without improvement in consciousness. When seizures do not improve, on their own or with medication, they can cause brain damage or even death.What is status epilepsy?
Status epilepticus is the name for any seizure that lasts a long time, or a series of seizures where the person doesn't regain consciousness in between. It's a medical emergency and needs to be treated as soon as possible. You can be trained to treat it if you look after someone with epilepsy.