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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: wookiegoldfur | 2015-09-03 02:14 | 2 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new! I just wanted to get some opinions. I had an "episode" at work one day back in February. It was a brand new job, in fact it was my second day. I was dealing with some anxiety at that...

Created By: Joentab | 2015-08-17 13:28 | 66 Views | 1 Comment

In April of this year, I had what I call my first of many episodes. I get dizzy room sways feels like someone is spinning my brain. SeverE headaches, extreme vertigo. That comes in short bursts...

Created By: Sharon_Julianne | 2015-08-06 12:45 | 124 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter just had her 2nd EEG - the first Neurologist described her EEG as having "multiple subclinical seizures per hour" - the 2nd one said they weren't seizures but "markers" - what does...

Created By: Colleen Frances | 2015-08-05 16:04 | 151 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

New here and worried.  My husband had one seizure in February...his first one.  He is 65 and has no seizure history prior for himself or in the family.  We were opening a new business,...

Created By: LisaMarie82 | 2015-07-31 18:00 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

Here's the situation in a nutshell. We were advised to bring my 2 year old son to a pediatric neuro for an eeg and 24 hour eeg for what we thought were absence seizures. The...

Created By: DVDDVDDVD | 2015-07-18 19:29 | 147 Views | 1 Comment

I'm a family member helping with an epileptic and about a year and 1/2 ago, an EEG and related studies were done over 5 days to determine proper medication levels for her.  And the resulting...

Created By: amdad86 | 2015-07-16 14:14 | 194 Views | 0 Comments

I was referred by another doctor because she thought I was having seizures.  The neurologist, from day one, was dismissive and demeaning.  She told me from the get go that I wasn't having seizures...

Created By: rebecca grace | 2015-07-16 02:10 | 179 Views | 0 Comments

I'm 16 years old, almost 17, and I've been experiencing some strange things for quite a long time... I am physically healthy, except that I have insomnia. Mentally, I suffer from severe anxiety +...

Created By: jacki60 | 2015-07-09 02:02 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

I was just diagnosed with Alzheimer/dementia. But neurologist said I am having seizures. But I am not. My eeg test said bitemporal dysrhythmia and sharp wave discharges predominantly over the...

Created By: ssnsjm@yahoo.com | 2015-07-08 20:10 | 110 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter just turned 1 1/2 and she has had 3 episodes in the last 3 months where she wakes up between 4-5 am with a terrified cry followed by rapid blinking and her body jerking. She had an EEG...

Created By: skyward | 2015-07-07 18:01 | 146 Views | 0 Comments

OK, so here's a weird one....I was at a routine Dermatology checkup and we decided to take off what appeared to be only a larger cyst (about 1/2 inch across and red) out of the back of my neck.......

Created By: Pink_lilly | 2015-07-05 19:32 | 151 Views | 0 Comments

I think I may be having seizures, but I'm not sure. It started a while ago, when I'd getting this feeling in my stomach, and my eyes would twitch open and close and look in one direction so...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-06-25 17:27 | 141 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone having weird headache on left or right of the head? Or pain on the eye? Nerves shakiness? Help!

Created By: AMPetti | 2015-06-25 14:41 | 189 Views | 2 Comments

 

I give yall props that can stay here for a full week. Only been here 4 days and I'm done!

So I had two episodes while being here and no epileptic activity was found. I'm being...

Created By: mommarunner | 2015-06-25 10:39 | 182 Views | 3 Comments

I posted a few posts down regarding my 9 year old son. He had 2 eegs which showed epileptic activity during hyperventilation and photo stimulation then the 2nd eeg showed it was coming from his...

Created By: AMPetti | 2015-06-20 13:55 | 215 Views | 1 Comment

I'm going to an EMU Monday morning and I feel like I'm walking into battlefield with anchors strapped to my feet because I KNOW what's going to happen! I'm petrified I'm gonna wake up and have no...

Created By: shadowx@tvscable.com | 2015-06-18 22:33 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

My nerologist said my EEG was normal - I downloaded it from online and just read it - It says it's "Abnormal"

18 channel EEG done in the awake and dowsy states. Poserior dominat rhythm is...

Created By: AMPetti | 2015-06-18 18:10 | 211 Views | 8 Comments

so I just had my epileptologist appointment today and at first it went well. I ended up having a breakthrough during my appointment. During my seizures my legs will go numb, like paralyzed feeling...

Created By: milas | 2015-06-18 11:39 | 141 Views | 0 Comments

I'm mother of a girl (soon will be 6 years old), which lately had certain health issues: vertigo, dimming of vision, weakness, headaches very rare, in case she gets scared of conditions above her...

Created By: Jolee93 | 2015-06-16 22:02 | 190 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm a 22 year old female. For the past two months I've been having bad déjà vu episodes with a nauseous feeling. I can't concentrat on anything other than snapping back to reality. They last ...

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