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   Posted 3/7/2010 2:19 AM (GMT -6)   
My husband has epileptic seizures, and he has numbness at the top of his head that won't go away!! He has been into see his neurologist and the say it's nothing! He's been complaing about the the numbness and the tingling alot more these days! If anyone has any information please contact me
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kimmie girl

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   Posted 3/7/2010 2:54 PM (GMT -6)   

The mumbness of the limbs and/or head COULD be a sign of Vitamin B-12 deficiency, this is a side effect from long term use of meds in some cases.
It can be detected through a simple blood test.

I've had Epilepsy for 31 years and I was experiencing the same signs (among others) and my Neurologist ordered a blood test and said this is quite often the cause (although everybodys body chemistry is different)

Diagnosed with Epilepsy & Ulcerative Colitis.
Current Medications: Diantin 275mg, Pheonobarb 150mg, Asocol 3,000 mg.

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