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Date Joined Oct 2006
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   Posted 10/30/2006 4:22 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello to everyone it is great to find this site,
My question is I have had epilepsy for 15 years three years ago one of my thighs went numb,I went to the doctor and they sent me to a skin specialist but they did not know what it was.This year my thum on my right hand and my little finger on left hand is starting to go numb also.Im verry worred,
Has any one else experienced this too??         

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Date Joined Feb 2006
Total Posts : 131
   Posted 10/30/2006 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   

Sorry to hear you are having different or new symptoms.  The best bet is always to get a proper medical opinion but here is some info on Simple Partial Seizures: 

Sensory seizures:
These cause changes in any one of the senses. People with sensory seizures may smell or taste things that aren't there; hear clicking, ringing, or a person's voice when there is no actual sound; or feel a sensation of "pins and needles" or numbness. Seizures may even be painful for some patients. They may feel as if they are floating or spinning in space. They may have visual hallucinations, seeing things that aren't there (a spot of light, a scene with people). They also may experience illusions—distortions of true sensations. For instance, they may believe that a parked car is moving farther away, or that a person's voice is muffled when it's actually clear.  Numbness can be a symptom of other seizure conditions, it could also be an indication of another medical condition, with good medical care I hope you are feeling well very soon.  Take care and God bless.


 Edited font color only.  Red can cause seizures in some people.

Post Edited By Moderator (HALO) : 10/31/2006 1:47:07 PM (GMT-7)

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