Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Jesi G | 2016-09-27 11:38 | 2 Comments

I started having mood changes a couple months ago that then changed to migraines, migraines turned into a bad headache and I started having what myself, family and pysch Dr believe to be...

Created By: yasmin.gavin | 2016-09-21 16:48 | 0 Comments

HI,
This is my son's EEG results, if someone could tell me in other words what do they means, he having start any medication bc when he has this episodes just he speech is affected (im...

Created By: Sopasgal | 2016-09-19 21:41 | 0 Comments

My first seizure came at 43. I thought it was due to a poor lifestyle, so I began eating better, stopped drinking and smoking, then just I turned 57 I had my 2nd seizure. I was not on medication...

Created By: dajdmfool | 2016-09-19 21:14 | 1 Comment

I have seen a Neuro and had an EEG done, it came back normal. no doctor atm due to insurance, so I am here. not epileptic i guess. I am
19 years, started smoking at 14. Very heavy daily from...

Created By: Kayteacat217 | 2016-09-16 00:03 | 1 Comment

I need help!! Ive been experiencing suspected simple partial seizures so my doctor ordered an EEG. Posting anonymously for a member.

I had an EEG yesterday morning for suspected seizures...

Created By: Hails2013 | 2016-09-08 17:01 | 1 Comment

hello everyone,

Any help would be appreciated! :)

I'm a 25 year old female and as far back as I can remember I've had these "episodes" I call them.
It...

Created By: JesseSmith | 2016-09-07 09:57 | 2 Comments

Hi,

I'm a 32 year old male and formerly in good health (was excellent until this all started a few years ago). It began with extreme exhaustion that was constant and unrelenting....

Created By: sugar_mouse | 2016-08-28 13:53 | 2 Comments

My neurologist wondered if I might be having seizures after describing to her deja vu experiences. I'm 29 now and had several pretty major seizures as a teen. My family and I didn't...

Created By: SafetyInMusic | 2016-08-20 05:51 | 1 Comment

When I had an MRI or perhaps a CAT scan a few years ago trying to figure out why my legs would randomly give out or why my body would freeze up it came back with no damage shown. Were the doctors...

Created By: gooddusykat | 2016-08-05 15:02 | 1 Comment

I just got my 5 year old son's 94 hour EEG results, and I'm super confused. Is anyone able to help be understand the terms?
He was diagnosed with epilepsy just after his second...

Created By: leo77 | 2016-07-25 13:35 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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