Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: leo77 | 2016-07-25 13:35 | 44 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I'm new to this - a couple of months back I developed an intermittent myoclonus which became continuous (constant, rhythmic jerking in my abdomen, leg and arm) one day in May....

Created By: bekah_1997 | 2016-07-24 20:04 | 26 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,
I have DRE Epilepsy and am on medications. I recently was sent to another specialist, and she wants me to get a 3T MRI. I was told when I got my VNS that I would never have the option...

Created By: slay2k | 2016-07-17 12:00 | 81 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm a 36y/o otherwise healthy male living in the tropics of Puerto Rico.

I'm posting here because when these electric shocks happen they sometimes feel like they reset my...

Created By: Bess1238 | 2016-07-09 00:37 | 86 Views | 0 Comments

Hi - when I was a toddler in early 1970s was diagnosed with idiopathic epileptic seizures. I was put on Phenobarbitol and then Dilantin for a short period. I went off them a year later and...

Created By: epilogin | 2016-07-07 20:02 | 91 Views | 1 Comment

Had EEG test for my wife. The doctor gave report as below

"Abnormal EEG with interictal epileptiform discharge which occurred shortly after hyperventilation" . So does it mean...

Created By: Talwyn | 2016-06-28 07:15 | 104 Views | 0 Comments

The other day my sister asked me to play Yahtzee with her (a game we have previously played on numerous occasions). I apparently said I could not remember how to play. She kept asking me but I did...

Created By: Anigweom | 2016-06-23 23:03 | 104 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone! So recently I've been experiencing extreme Deja vu moments. They're fleeting but many times terrifying- I am over come with fear and soon after end up with a headache or...

Created By: CaptCold67 | 2016-06-20 12:53 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

The day my drivers license officially is being put on a hold. Thought I would write a post just because I'm frustrated, confused, and a little pissed. Let me start out by saying that I have...

Created By: Midesti | 2016-06-18 13:50 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

I have been dealing with what I've always thought was hypoglycemia; sweaty, confused, extremely anxious, shaky, etc. The reason I have always suspected hypoglycemia is that food usually...

Created By: J5000 | 2016-06-17 09:12 | 81 Views | 0 Comments

I had spikes-wave complexes on my awake, routine EEG. I found out that these are bad. But, during the test I had a sinus infection that was bothering me and I cleared my ears four or five times...

Created By: Angela Ives | 2016-06-15 12:59 | 77 Views | 0 Comments

Hi my Lil boy has microcephaly and a frontal lobe glioma which is stable but especially in the night has been having some suspicious movements do was sent for an eeg the report came back saying...

Created By: littleguppyjax0118 | 2016-06-12 11:48 | 131 Views | 1 Comment

My son has been having staring spells and has also had shaking and gone unconscious several times in the last year and a half. Every doctor,nurse,ems,therapist etc all said they were absence...

Created By: Misty7281 | 2016-06-11 23:57 | 94 Views | 1 Comment

This is my first post on here so im not sure if i am posting right. I have been researching my sons condition endlessly online. I really don't know where to turn, as I lay here listening to...

Created By: jgoss | 2016-06-07 13:55 | 135 Views | 1 Comment

I am new to this board. My daughter, not yet 2 years old, was diagnosed with staring spells. She will just start staring off with a vacant expression and we cannot get her attention by name...

Created By: Cpolar | 2016-06-06 15:16 | 98 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy recently so I am new to all of this. I know I need to do my own research and this may be a dumb question but I wanted to know what the...

Created By: AlphaCentauri | 2016-06-02 21:20 | 167 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all, my 3 yr old just has been diagnosed with epilepsy,his symptoms started when he was 2 (Absence, dropping). We got a copy of his EEG report,could someone maybe explain some of those...

Created By: epilogin | 2016-06-02 00:33 | 109 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

My spouse had a seizure and we suspect it might be epilepsy. We visited Primary Care physical who referred for CT scan of the brain. We have reservation that CT Scan will detect...

Created By: snowflake4star | 2016-05-31 09:18 | 89 Views | 0 Comments

I have temporal lobe epilepsy on my left side sometimes I cannot talk during the seizure and sometimes I can't stop talking during a seizure. Has anyone had the second symptom of not being...

Created By: Midesti | 2016-05-30 22:58 | 94 Views | 1 Comment

I have had hypoglycemic episodes in the past that have sometimes brought me close to unconsciousness. However, during one episode six years ago, I actually did pass out, and I woke up to find that...

Created By: Skareha | 2016-05-28 17:29 | 126 Views | 1 Comment

Several months ago my 2 year old child was referred for a sleep deprived EEG, which was done at a local children's hospital. She has diagnoses of 1q21.1 micro deletion, microcephaly,...

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