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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: aarmend | 2017-09-12 20:13 | 1 Comment

I am 38 years old (female) and I have chronic migraines. Most days in a month I have a migraine. I've tried preventative meds like Topamax which didn't work. I've been on I'm...

Created By: Anthgreene | 2017-09-08 12:31 | 0 Comments

Does anyone know a good adult neurologist for autism and seizure?
I am in Covina (CA) and willing to drive.
Thank you.

Created By: Tldl18923 | 2017-08-17 12:21 | 0 Comments

I was wondering if someone could clarify the difference between generalised slowing and epileptic activity.
Thank you

Created By: JMS1763 | 2017-08-14 06:36 | 2 Comments

Hi Guys, so this is actually quite a long one!
I first started having seizures when I was around 10/11, they began with absence seizures and gradually grew into grand mal seizures. I was...

Created By: ACDC93 | 2017-08-13 17:59 | 1 Comment

I'm not sure if that's the correct term, but I am trying to do research on it because I feel like it fits what I have. I'm already seeing a neurologist and I'm getting tests...

Created By: svining | 2017-08-10 16:00 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone. I'm writing because my two year old niece recently had a prolonged seizure (about an hour) with a fever of about 106. She had a few seizures before but doctors just labeled...

Created By: WojB | 2017-08-04 05:09 | 3 Comments

Dear All,
My 3-year old daughter is bright, intelligent, full of energy, always want to have her companionship to concentrate on her, but also has quite abrupt temper changes from being...

Created By: mandirocks1 | 2017-07-25 11:56 | 1 Comment

Has anyone had an inpatient video EEG with insurance and remember how much they paid out of pocket? Same with an at home ambulatory EEG. This is to go off of lamictal and just continue keppra...

Created By: AliceLewis | 2017-07-21 11:20 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone, I am writing because me and my family are extremely frustrated and do not know how to cope with this. My mother had 2 tonic clonic generalised seizures last October and she was...

Created By: Agraham097 | 2017-07-21 00:12 | 0 Comments

So I'm new to researching seizures but I just wanted to get a little more informantion on my own medical history. I'm 20 now but when I was a infant/toddler I would have random seizures...

Created By: Baddbrain | 2017-07-17 07:52 | 1 Comment

Has anyone had to surrender their permit due to Absence seizures? My latest Eeg shows inconclusive so I'm hoping to restore driving provledges.
I know each state is different on what...

Created By: leo77 | 2017-07-13 16:48 | 1 Comment

Hello all. I'm reasonably new to all this. Last year in the summer I had episodes of severe/uncontrollable myoclonic jerking, and I had to go to A&E to get it sorted with clonzepam....

Created By: Blippy | 2017-07-09 18:58 | 3 Comments

I dont know if this is the right part to post this lol so straight to the point. I have seemingly random episodes of "blipping". Its like when your lights flicker in your house because...

Created By: EALANE85 | 2017-07-04 19:20 | 4 Comments

I had what my neurologist said is a focal seizure around Thanksgiving on 2016. Since then, I have been on 900mg daily of Oxcarbazapine (Trileptal).

About a month ago 6/6/17, I began...

Created By: Paradigm | 2017-07-02 16:26 | 2 Comments

Looking for thoughts on your instincts about my experiences. I'm putting my main query first, so that you don't have to read my background.

I occassionally have fainting spells....

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 5 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 | 5 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 | 1 Comment

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...

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