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Fluttering or pulsing sensation behind head. History of epilepsy, seizures. Causes?

Occasionally I get this odd fluttering or pulsing sensation in the back left side of my head. I probably wouldn t be so concerned, but I have epilepsy . I m 35 and have not taken medication for it and have not had a seizure since age 6. I also, currently have no health insurance and don t want to go to the doctor and end up getting a bunch of tests if I m overreacting.
Asked On : Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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Any Anti-seizure drugs can be stopped if there is not even single seizure for 3 yrs
You did not have seizure from your 6th yr till now. so almost 29 yrs.
Fluttering or pulsing sensation you are complaining of may be due to AURA
means indication to get epilepsy.
No other go You have to consult a neurologist and take EEG and follow his advice
Best wishes
Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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