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What should I do if someone is having a seizure?

The first thing you should do if someone is having a seizure is make sure the person is in a safe place. You should let them have their seizure and absolutely do not try to hold them down or stick anything in the person’s mouth. There is a common misconception that people who have seizures will choke on their tongues–this will not happen. You should time the seizure if you can and after the seizure, help them to their side in case they get nauseated and vomit, as they can actually choke on their vomit.

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