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Chronic headaches, coughing, sneezing, double vision. History of epilepsy. Treatment?

I am epileptic and for the past 3 years I have been having chronic headaches daily, tired all the time, and my headaches get worse by coughing, sneezing , and having a bowel or sex. my eyes have also been having problems. Double vision, blurred vision and when i look at something it looks like its bouncing up and down or moving like lava.
Asked On : Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.

Your symptoms could be related to the side effects of anti-epileptic medications that you are taking. Please get back with the list of medications you are on, along with their doses.

In addition, it can also be an independent problem such as migraine.

Also, if a brain scan has not been done, then, you should undergo an MRI brain to exclude any internal brain problem.

Doing blood tests for haemoglobin, vitamin B12 and vitamin D would also help in finding out any deficiencies that could lead to similar symptoms.

I hope it helps. Please get back if you require any additional information.

Wishing you good health,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
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Answered: Thu, 31 Oct 2013
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