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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: ianlaw | 2007-04-04 14:07 | 4732 Views | 7 Comments

Hello,

I've had epilepsy for 10 year. I had 7 seizures without warning and with direct loss of consiousness. Thanks to medication I've been free of seizures for 7 years until last week....

Created By: smartguy | 2007-04-03 09:57 | 73 Views | 1 Comment

got my eeg report and it says
abnormal awake & drowsy EEG record ,sugestive of interictal generalized seizure disorder and the medicine prescribed is lamitor 25mg, so its kind of...

Created By: erinbaba | 2007-04-02 18:38 | 84 Views | 1 Comment

Hi.

I have had two abnormal EEGs spaced 1 year apart at a local/regional hospital. My Neuro affiliated with that hospital has diagnosed me with Epilepsy/Complex Partial Seizures.

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Created By: erinbaba | 2007-03-30 12:26 | 108 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there,

I am 34 y.o. and have been suffering with unusual memory loss for several years. I also have had Chronic Lyme Disease for about 2 years which has complicated matters and I now...

Created By: Sick or Sane | 2007-03-27 20:39 | 105 Views | 8 Comments

Okay.
So um.
I'm 15 years old and I had a seizure in one of my classes back in Novemember. It started in my arms and eventually spred throughout my entire body. I was lucky enough to...

Created By: Endaar | 2007-03-27 19:41 | 2507 Views | 5 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I guess like a lot of people I found this site while looking for additional information after having my first seizure. I'm struggling to make sense of the medical situation I...

Created By: researchib | 2007-03-25 21:10 | 108 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Y'all,
I'm new on the forum and have a question or two, if y'all don't mind. I've been reading through the posts here and know no one can provide diagnostic advice via a forum. However...

Created By: romaboots | 2007-03-25 18:30 | 253 Views | 1 Comment

In Oct. 2005, I suffered a head injury in a cab accident. About two months after the accident, I began experiencing nocturnal seizures. My primary care physician referred me to a neurologist, and...

Created By: Jorge Lango | 2007-03-25 18:16 | 3126 Views | 10 Comments

Hi! my 5 yr daugther was diagnosed with Doose Syndrome (Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy). Can anyone help me in getting information about this syndrome? It seems that there is not too much information...

Created By: ewoodton | 2007-03-23 14:56 | 107 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all, I have been tested for myoclonic seizures twice. Once with a regular eeg and another with a 48 hour turbin I had to wear and both tests came back negative. I've seen two neurologist...

Created By: Raemarie | 2007-03-23 13:11 | 121 Views | 6 Comments

I am new to this forum and I was hoping that someone that experience this could help me. (please excuse my spelling since I am an awful speller)

I have recently have had visual disturbances...

Created By: catsamu | 2007-03-21 12:56 | 51 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all. I'm on my first day of Keppra after being diagnosed with seizures. The whole thing started with me wanting to find out why I fall asleep so easily, particularly if I drive for more than...

Created By: matchsticks | 2007-03-20 18:18 | 105 Views | 1 Comment

A while back, I noticed that I was getting a strange feeling in my arm and figured it to be nothing. Well, that night I woke up and my arm was moving about uncontrollably, like it was a fish just...

Created By: beetrees | 2007-03-20 17:23 | 330 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy when I was about 13 or 14. I am 32 now. My siezures have always been about the same. I have had two Grand Mal siezures. My siezures occur on the right side of my body...

Created By: carter | 2007-03-20 13:02 | 67 Views | 1 Comment

Hello I was just wandering what to expect with a veeg. My son is 20 months old and we are having one April 16th. If anyone could kind of explain what goes on and what to expect I would appreciate...

Created By: SkylersMommy05 | 2007-03-20 03:36 | 117 Views | 2 Comments

I have a 2 year old son that was born (induced) prematurely at about 34 wks. He is developmentally delayed, has low tone muscles and I believe some high tone in his wrists to his elbows. He is on...

Created By: carter | 2007-03-19 12:08 | 94 Views | 0 Comments

Hello I was wandering if anyone has ever heard or has had this test its the SEM 1a test. Its a blood test. The doctor ordered this for my son and I was just wanting to get a little bit of...

Created By: alew | 2007-03-19 03:35 | 393 Views | 17 Comments

My daughter had a VEEG last week they haven't told us the results yet but the Machine kept comming up saying seizure in big letters yet she was asleep not even moving

but when I pushed the...

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Created By: Anonymous | 2007-03-15 17:17 | 80 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone here gone through the diagnosis process for this type of Epilepsy? Can you tell me what it involves? Is there any other disease that has jerking and memory loss that is progressive?...

Created By: wickedchick622 | 2007-03-14 20:19 | 99 Views | 1 Comment

Hello My name is Tiffany and I am new to Epilepsy.com,I was admitted into icu a few weeks back and the doctors seem to think that it was seizures. Problem is that ALL of my tests came back normal...

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