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2. Complex Partial Seizure

A complex partial seizure is characterized as "severe" because it lasts longer than the simple variety. This type involves loss of awareness of what's happening. During the seizure itself, the body twitches severely, and the arms often flail around. Some people also utter unusual sounds and may perform chewing and swallowing motions. In rare cases, an individual will unconsciously tighten their grip on a nearby object during the seizure.

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