Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: lunedefleur | 2016-12-08 19:30 | 0 Comments

This is my first time posting so I hope this is the right section. Anyways, I was diagnosed with primary generalized epilepsy after my first seizure almost 4 years ago when I was 17.
I went...

Created By: Beccajoyce1712 | 2016-12-05 12:55 | 1 Comment

Hiya, I'm 22 and I've recently been diagnosed with Epilpesy following my first seizure in March. My dr's thought I was having panick attacks (I started to be believe so myself) but...

Created By: MomtoEvelyn | 2016-12-03 18:04 | 1 Comment

Has anyone had a similar experience? What should I do?

My daughter had 12 grand mal seizures over the course of 1 week - prior she had never had any only at birth due to asphyxia in the...

Created By: littleguppyjax0118 | 2016-11-27 01:23 | 2 Comments

I am at a loss what to do about my son. He has seizures,the doctors put him on meds,bring him inpatient and pull meds and then nothing happens. Goes home and within a week or so things get bad...

Created By: Tumbalina | 2016-11-21 23:34 | 0 Comments

DD(13) is medicated, but still having daily episodes (partials- not grand mals- thank goodness). We had ambulatory 48 hr EEG done, the Dr office has had results for OVER a MONTH now, and we still...

Created By: Lj94 | 2016-11-16 07:08 | 1 Comment

Not sure whether this even belongs on this forum.
Basically, almost 2 months ago I had a seizure (no history of them and im 22 yrs old).
It started with collapsing in a shop, I never...

Created By: MacMom | 2016-11-13 18:22 | 1 Comment

Hello. My 14-year-old son was just diagnosed and I am worried that maybe it is more psychosomatic or blood sugar or stress related, yet with the MRI results am feeling they are right. So, briefly...

Created By: Insomniaqueen2003 | 2016-11-13 18:15 | 0 Comments

FINDINGS : The posterior background of the awake tracing contains regular well formed moderate to high amplitude 10 Hz reactive alpha activity. There is normal progression to low voltage beta...

Created By: Kalrynne | 2016-11-08 20:17 | 1 Comment

Hello!
I am 20 years old and disabled with various conditions, but epilepsy is my newest thing to deal with.
My primary doctor diagnosed me with partial epilepsy, complex partial...

Created By: amp72600 | 2016-10-27 18:25 | 1 Comment

For about eight weeks I'd had a massive headache and it got so bad that I went to a neurologist about it. My neuro requested an MRI and an EEG so I got them done. The MRI was normal, but the...

Created By: Amandahowe91 | 2016-10-27 15:51 | 0 Comments

Hey, im hoping someone could help me out please. I went for a neurology appointment last month as i have what i call my bubbles. It basically feels like ive gone into my own world im staring and...

Created By: Ftj2999 | 2016-10-25 15:05 | 0 Comments

Sorry if this isn't appropriate but I really needed some advice! I've just spent nearly a full week in hospital after collapsing and being unconscious for 40 minutes and then having...

Created By: juliaye | 2016-10-18 12:56 | 1 Comment

Hi!

I wonder if I could be having nocturnal epilepsy? One of my parents has it (as well as petit mal) and so does my siblings and my parents think that some of the things that i've...

Created By: Veeb | 2016-10-17 07:23 | 1 Comment

Please can somebody tell me if they have had a similar experience? My GP referred me to a neurologist for suspicion of TLE after what sounded like simple partial seizures. My short EEG showed no...

Created By: semmi96 | 2016-10-13 02:10 | 1 Comment

Hello. Some background about me is that I am a 20 y/o female who had complex partial absence type seizures (brief staring episodes with color change and blackness in vision, triggered by...

Created By: vibs84 | 2016-10-10 00:19 | 0 Comments

Hi,
I have personally gone through all these tests (MRIs + MRS) for myself as the first MRI showed a ring enhancing lesion. And differential diagnosis through an MRS and contrast MRI is the...

Created By: boehm_madeline | 2016-10-04 20:23 | 1 Comment

I'm 17 years old. I had my first seizure may 8, went through a bunch of testing including MRI, CT scan, EEG, and blood tests. However, the doctors couldn't find a cause. I was put in...

Created By: abifae | 2016-09-30 23:15 | 2 Comments

Is there any set up in this area for someone to walk me through the process of going to a doctor? I have a massive phobia of doctors and don't get insurance for another year, so I have plenty...

Created By: Jesi G | 2016-09-27 11:38 | 5 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...

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