Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: MommaRobin | 2017-05-29 03:53 | 5 Comments

Long story short, my 15 year old daughter had her first and only seizure almost a month ago. Tonight she is experiencing the same pre-seizure symptoms: turning pale, dizziness, nausea (and...

Created By: Sarahlynn91 | 2017-05-25 11:12 | 5 Comments

So I have an MRI and EEG scheduled for next week but I have this feeling that what ever has been happening to me isn't seizures. I work at a big healthcare facility so I see my doctor every...

Created By: Mhinojosa12 | 2017-05-24 07:29 | 5 Comments

Last September I noticed my infant daughter (11 months old at the time) was having these staring episodes. She would stop in her tracks, start staring into space, make chewing motions. The...

Created By: Kaybecer | 2017-05-16 20:10 | 9 Comments

I had to call an ambulance on Friday (4 days ago) for my 8 year old. My sister was worried because she said she noticed she was forgetting words when she was speaking to her. She was saying her...

Created By: KayleeBeth | 2017-05-02 09:29 | 3 Comments

This is the first time I've posted here. For the past 4 years I've had these random "attacks" during class. As I child I had seizures but I have no idea what type they were. I...

Created By: Sam Kate | 2017-04-30 18:25 | 10 Comments

I posted this question in response to an article somewhere on this site about neurological exams, but, in the interest of getting answers, I don't mind being redundant, so here it is again,...

Created By: Worriedmom_58fcb49422d56 | 2017-04-23 10:16 | 7 Comments

My daughter is 21 months old. She had her 18 month vaccines on Wednesday. She had a low grade fever all day Thursday. I noticed her fever rise around 5 pm and gave her Tylenol. About 15...

Created By: ducky516 | 2017-04-15 16:41 | 1 Comment

Hello! I recently fainted and had what appeared to be a seizure. The ER just dismissed it as syncope but my primary care doc ordered some additional tests. He called me today to say my EEG was...

Created By: prettyariana | 2017-04-11 11:09 | 2 Comments

I started seeing my epileptologist back in August of last year and have been placed on Keppra (1,000 mg daily) to treat seizures he think I am having. I have had my MRI, ambulatory EKG done and...

Created By: N412 | 2017-04-09 12:22 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone! I've had numerous tests to try to figure out what's causing me to pass out, but no doctor can give me an answer. As I was doing research on this, I came to the conclusion...

Created By: clsoules | 2017-04-09 12:06 | 2 Comments

Hi. I'm a 25yo female and I had my first seizure about two months ago. It was a full-blown tonic clonic. I blacked out and became unresponsive for several moments before I collapsed and began...

Created By: Albreckon | 2017-04-06 09:03 | 4 Comments

Hi last December I spent a week in the seizure monitoring unit. My first eeg indicated temporal lobe abnormalities (right after one happened) but the long term one latter did not. My episodes...

Created By: tsoto | 2017-04-03 09:35 | 3 Comments

My baby is three months old and has been hospitalized since March 17. She began showing little jerking movements a little after her two month vaccines were put. After 15 days my baby was having...

Created By: Chantel | 2017-03-23 18:00 | 6 Comments

I have a family history of epilepsy. My sister had undiagnosed absence seizures her whole childhood and grand mal starting when she was 14. She was killed in a car accident at age 23 following a...

Created By: peachk | 2017-03-22 18:15 | 1 Comment

When I was a child probably 8 or so I remember something strange happening. I was in the living room at night watching TV with my brother, we would often have 'sleep overs' in the living...

Created By: Renie | 2017-03-12 20:54 | 1 Comment

Turning 67 end of this month, just had 3rd seizure, tests etc. seem negative so far. Wondering if anyone else having similar considering I survived the 60s drug culture. weed, LSD, coke,alcohol....

Created By: Sanjurk | 2017-03-11 23:14 | 5 Comments

Hi,

Past Medical Issue :
I had migraine at the age of 15 to 20. I am 34 and I do not have migraine at all.

At Present :

From the age of 21, I started fainting down...

Created By: AsgardianNerd | 2017-02-12 17:49 | 0 Comments

Hi,

So I've been on here a lot, usually posting about muscle problems (my doc says they're JME jerks). However, I also have a flicker in my vision. Like not just in my vision- it...

Created By: Kaykayzzzz | 2017-02-12 03:52 | 0 Comments

Hello
My daughter has recently been diagnosed with epilepsy ... but i am convinced its her enlarged tonsils causing the seizures and not epilepsy ... she has had 5 chronic tonic seizures in...

Created By: Soriorda | 2017-02-08 09:56 | 0 Comments

I am 24 years old and was taken to emergency several weeks ago after colapsing and having repeated seizures lasting around 45 seconds to a minute each. This went on for 3 days having them nearly...

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