A 24-year-old female asked:
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can a herpes virus cause involuntary movement?had herpes, doc thought it was a cold. started to jerk, tremor right around end.didnt take meds for herp

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Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Seizures ?: can occur with herpes involvement of the brain. Typically, however, one is quite ill. You may want to get an EEG to have a look. Having an electrolyte disturbance due to dehydration or GI issues with a viral illness can make it more likely to have seizures.
Answered on May 23, 2016

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