A 38-year-old female asked:
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Does hydrocephalus cause numbness in hands and feet?

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Dr. Shin Beh
Dr. Shin Beh answered
8 years experience in Neurology
Medications?: The medications taken for normal pressure hydrocephalus (acetalozamide) often causes tingling and numbness in the hands, feet and lips.
Answered on Sep 26, 2018
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