Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: lisabolisa | 2017-06-27 08:46 | 0 Comments

I know I should not even look into it until my Dr. gets back to me, but I worry a lot so I was just wanted to see if anyone would know what the findings mean, so I don't have to wait until...

Created By: gooberjewber | 2017-06-25 11:03 | 0 Comments

For the past two months, I've been experiencing what I thought were simple partial seizures. It felt like extreme spacing out, where the air around me grew very heavy and I had trouble with...

Created By: KMCL | 2017-06-23 12:42 | 3 Comments

I started experiencing symptoms over the last 3 months that my neurologist thought was MS.
My symptoms are as follows:
Numbness in feet and legs, pins and needles sensations, leg...

Created By: Kaybecer | 2017-06-07 19:48 | 3 Comments

I'm so beyond frustrated. I've posted several times about my 8 year old daughter. She had an "episode" a month ago that was presumed to be a seizure. We were transferred to a...

Created By: Ghostlygoosey | 2017-06-03 03:24 | 0 Comments

So, I have an appointment coming up with a neuro. It's a waiting game as always. I'm 27, female and still don't understand what's been going on with me for most of my life. My...

Created By: Kaybecer | 2017-05-30 09:46 | 8 Comments

My 8 your own daughter had what is believed to be a seizure two weeks ago. She had a normal CT at the hospital. We were scheduled for an EEG two weeks after the episode this past Friday. I just...

Created By: xauth220 | 2017-05-29 22:47 | 0 Comments

Hi there everyone, I've been dealing with episodes of possible seizures or pseudo seizures since late 2015 off and on yet the diagnosis process has been like hell where they still have no...

Created By: MommaRobin | 2017-05-29 03:53 | 5 Comments

Long story short, my 15 year old daughter had her first and only seizure almost a month ago. Tonight she is experiencing the same pre-seizure symptoms: turning pale, dizziness, nausea (and...

Created By: Sarahlynn91 | 2017-05-25 11:12 | 4 Comments

So I have an MRI and EEG scheduled for next week but I have this feeling that what ever has been happening to me isn't seizures. I work at a big healthcare facility so I see my doctor every...

Created By: Mhinojosa12 | 2017-05-24 07:29 | 5 Comments

Last September I noticed my infant daughter (11 months old at the time) was having these staring episodes. She would stop in her tracks, start staring into space, make chewing motions. The...

Created By: Kaybecer | 2017-05-16 20:10 | 7 Comments

I had to call an ambulance on Friday (4 days ago) for my 8 year old. My sister was worried because she said she noticed she was forgetting words when she was speaking to her. She was saying her...

Created By: KayleeBeth | 2017-05-02 09:29 | 2 Comments

This is the first time I've posted here. For the past 4 years I've had these random "attacks" during class. As I child I had seizures but I have no idea what type they were. I...

Created By: Sam Kate | 2017-04-30 18:25 | 10 Comments

I posted this question in response to an article somewhere on this site about neurological exams, but, in the interest of getting answers, I don't mind being redundant, so here it is again,...

Created By: Worriedmom_58fcb49422d56 | 2017-04-23 10:16 | 7 Comments

My daughter is 21 months old. She had her 18 month vaccines on Wednesday. She had a low grade fever all day Thursday. I noticed her fever rise around 5 pm and gave her Tylenol. About 15...

Created By: ducky516 | 2017-04-15 16:41 | 1 Comment

Hello! I recently fainted and had what appeared to be a seizure. The ER just dismissed it as syncope but my primary care doc ordered some additional tests. He called me today to say my EEG was...

Created By: prettyariana | 2017-04-11 11:09 | 2 Comments

I started seeing my epileptologist back in August of last year and have been placed on Keppra (1,000 mg daily) to treat seizures he think I am having. I have had my MRI, ambulatory EKG done and...

Created By: N412 | 2017-04-09 12:22 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone! I've had numerous tests to try to figure out what's causing me to pass out, but no doctor can give me an answer. As I was doing research on this, I came to the conclusion...

Created By: clsoules | 2017-04-09 12:06 | 2 Comments

Hi. I'm a 25yo female and I had my first seizure about two months ago. It was a full-blown tonic clonic. I blacked out and became unresponsive for several moments before I collapsed and began...

Created By: Albreckon | 2017-04-06 09:03 | 3 Comments

Hi last December I spent a week in the seizure monitoring unit. My first eeg indicated temporal lobe abnormalities (right after one happened) but the long term one latter did not. My episodes...

Created By: tsoto | 2017-04-03 09:35 | 3 Comments

My baby is three months old and has been hospitalized since March 17. She began showing little jerking movements a little after her two month vaccines were put. After 15 days my baby was having...

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