Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: lovelaceyable | 2016-03-21 05:21 | 206 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I believe I have abdominal epilepsy. I have a terrible pain right before I know its going to happen. I never went to the hospital when I had a seizure because my parents simply couldn'...

Created By: eternity75 | 2016-03-12 21:02 | 244 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have been wracking my brain, researching like crazy trying to find out what's happening with me. Almost a year ago now, out of the blue I started having episodes where...

Created By: emimo1 | 2016-03-04 16:12 | 222 Views | 1 Comment

A little background diagnosed as a child with temporal lobe epilepsy. Was able to go off medication as a teenager. Seizures came back at 22 but were never able to be confirmed as epilepsy. Went...

Created By: Shilo8 | 2016-02-25 16:50 | 220 Views | 2 Comments

Have any of you had the electrode grid placement on the brains surface and also deep electrodes placed in the brain for a EEG study. This is what they are suggesting for my daughter. Wanted to...

Created By: scaredperson123 | 2016-02-20 09:35 | 242 Views | 1 Comment

 

Hi,

So i am 17 years old and i had a concussion two months ago, i have been cleared and i have felt fine in these two months but in the last two weeks i have been feeling the ...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-02-18 12:03 | 247 Views | 1 Comment

A little history. In December of 2014 I started feeling "weird" for lack of better word. I would feel like my head was floating away, I was dizzy and strange pains in my head. Rewind, In 2005 I...

Created By: cmc1967 | 2016-02-04 13:26 | 314 Views | 0 Comments

~~My husband was a normal guy of 48 with no issues but medicated high blood pressure and one day a year and a half ago he had an incident.  Stroke? No one knows.  One week later after headache...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-29 10:21 | 262 Views | 0 Comments

My Neuro just called with the results of the eeg I had Wednesday. They said I was still having left sided sharp waves so since I didn't tolerate the keppra increase a couple months ago I currently...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-27 13:08 | 325 Views | 0 Comments

I had to go to Neuro office for eeg this morning because I asked if we could increase my keppra dosage a little because I was still having weird episodes a couple times a day and I wasn't sure if...

Created By: Schadenfreudian | 2016-01-26 07:32 | 224 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

So, you might want to settle in for the background information. If not, there's a tl;dr question at the very end. I'm not new to either epilepsy (my almost 8...

Created By: tammyy | 2016-01-10 23:21 | 278 Views | 0 Comments

they say I had epilepsy for 49 years but autism I need to know symptoms and my grandson has autism

Created By: Tracey721 | 2016-01-08 19:56 | 307 Views | 1 Comment

My stepson has recently had 2 seizures within 5 months..after the second seizure the neurologist put him on 1000 mg of keppra..he has days where he is hyperactive and the next day he's...

Created By: loop4815 | 2016-01-08 18:58 | 274 Views | 0 Comments

Hey, I'll try to keep this short.. I have been experiencing a lot of things at night, it's been going on for years. The doctors are just suspecting epilepsy but it will take a while to see a...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-08 08:32 | 259 Views | 1 Comment

My neurologist said he suspects the reason I suddenly started having these complex partial seizures at age 35 is a chemical imbalance. I'm on keppra 1000 mg a day. Its working for the most part...

Created By: And2083 | 2016-01-07 07:41 | 369 Views | 1 Comment

I am trying to determine if some symptoms I experience (vary between every couple weeks to monthly) are more typical of an anxiety response or a seizure type of behavior. I have had suffered...

Created By: mkac2005 | 2016-01-06 12:16 | 294 Views | 1 Comment

This has been going on off and on for years, recently it has gotten more frequent since he had a job promotion and is working longer hours and under extreme stress. Last night had me really...

Created By: aray590 | 2016-01-05 14:21 | 314 Views | 1 Comment

My neurologist is having a hard time figuring out what is going on. My story i had a febrile seizure when i was about 2. I am now 23 and i have had two nocturnal seizures both being about 8 months...

Created By: Stephen L | 2015-12-20 09:15 | 291 Views | 0 Comments

So, I've recently been diagnosed with Frontal Lobe Epilepsy.  I've had 4 grand mal seizures in my life, spanning over 10 years, so they're not regular occurences.   The biggest gap between...

Created By: epp741 | 2015-12-13 18:58 | 564 Views | 0 Comments

i am 22 and i have epilepsy since i was 5 , i've been on tegretol since then .

i have just graduated from college this year and that means that i have to serve in the army for a year and a...

Created By: jayreid187 | 2015-12-13 13:02 | 282 Views | 0 Comments

I have a couple of questions I can't find the answer to. If someone who is non-epileptic and has a grand-mal seizure (general seizure) because it was provoked lets say from drug overdose, does the...

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