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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: DVDDVDDVD | 2015-07-18 19:29 | 87 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 | 97 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 | 98 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 | 85 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 | 62 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 | 80 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 | 100 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 | 79 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 | 119 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 | 120 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 | 149 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 | 120 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 | 154 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 | 86 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 | 127 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 ...

Created By: mommarunner | 2015-06-05 21:22 | 169 Views | 4 Comments

I really hope any of you can help me understand whats going on with my son. He has been diagnosed with epilepsy and his neurologist said that the activity is coming from the frontal lobe yet the...

Created By: amdad86 | 2015-06-05 14:55 | 199 Views | 0 Comments

 

Hello all!  Yesterday I was diagnosed with epilepsy and I'm thrilled.  Sound crazy? I'm not.  

Nearly thirty years ago (after the birth of my daughter) I began having what I called...

EMU
Created By: srubin81 | 2015-06-03 15:26 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

I am going in for an EMU next Friday and I am starting to feel a bit  aprehensive. Not for the reasons you may think. This is the second EMU I have had. My first experience was horrible. However,...

Created By: nukem287 | 2015-05-27 15:40 | 241 Views | 1 Comment

Hoping somewhere here may have had a similar experience or some insight into the diagnosis process because I am really confused by my doctors...

My Story:

I am 28/yo male who has...

Created By: Leah412 | 2015-05-16 11:36 | 255 Views | 0 Comments

The last two months of my life have been absolute hell. I've been bouncing from doctor to doctor trying to describe the strange feeling that happened one day in my head. I'm 18, female, and one...

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