A 34-year-old female asked:
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is there a type of epilepsy that causes contant parethesias all over, dizziness and myoclonic jerking ? have had this for 2 months . 34 years old

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Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
J M E: You may need a thorough neurological workup. A common type of epilepsy that can produce such symptoms is called juvenile myoclonic epilepsy of janz. Ask your doctor for an evaluation.
Answered on Jun 15, 2015
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
Unlikely to be SZ: The constant tingling all over your body is not consistent with a seizure. Dizziness can be caused by many things as can myoclonic jerks.
Answered on Jun 21, 2018
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