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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: wickedchick622 | 2007-03-14 20:19 | 81 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...

Created By: daydreamer410 | 2007-03-14 17:12 | 308 Views | 4 Comments

Does an abnormal EEG automatically mean seizure disorder? Thats what I understood it to mean, but a lot of my family and friends are saying to get a second opinion. I think the doctor is spot on...

Created By: Christina41586 | 2007-03-14 11:56 | 101 Views | 1 Comment

Okay, so I had a second EEG done, and this one I'm thinking shows a lot of temporal lobe activithy, which is where I originally thought the siezures were.

Anyways this is what it says:...

Created By: curiousG | 2007-03-12 05:00 | 90 Views | 1 Comment

My father has complaints of sudden real strong deja-vus, along with strange and strong smells (reminding him of an electrical outlet on fire). He says he gets dizzy, as if hes fainting, and has to...

Created By: snapdragon928 | 2007-03-09 20:51 | 61 Views | 0 Comments

My son is twenty three and autistic. He had an MRI a while back, probably two years ago, with a finding that a part of the brain, (The gangli something or other?) that is supposed to be wrinkly is...

Created By: MZMITCH | 2007-03-09 17:29 | 162 Views | 9 Comments

My 9 yr old son had a sleep deprived eeg on monday and they called me this afternoon to tell me that the eeg was abnormal in the frontal lobe and some seizure like activity. They told me to get...

Created By: MirandaGreene | 2007-03-09 15:41 | 449 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm new here.

I think I've been experiencing what might be myoclonic seizures and wanted to know more about it.

I'm not sure how to describe it. For a few seconds I feel like my...

Created By: quirky | 2007-03-07 09:15 | 81 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

I am only out of the hospital 2 days ago from having an EEG done monitoring 24/7 for a week with video as well. And I just wanted to share to with everyone my good news that it...

Created By: toots | 2007-03-06 06:24 | 93 Views | 0 Comments

Hello Everyone,

Just found out yesterday that I will be admitted to the hospital today for further testing towards right frontal lobe surgery.
I am very nervous but at the same time...

Created By: LAFilmmaker | 2007-03-03 19:48 | 116 Views | 2 Comments

Hello. My name is Jay Holben, I'm a filmmaker in Los Angeles working on a screenplay and I have some questions on Epilepsy if there are any medical professionals willing to help, I thought this...

Created By: muffin6061 | 2007-03-02 20:08 | 1427 Views | 10 Comments

My son has 90% of his drop seizures in the bathroom, either while urinating, brushing his teeth or washing his hands... I have changed the lighting, covered the windows and am in the process of...

Created By: thompsonk | 2007-03-02 17:29 | 124 Views | 1 Comment

My son is 5, had an unexplained seizure last week. Neurological test in dr's office seemed fine, blood tests were fine. Had an eeg last week. Called today for the results, nurse had report but...

Created By: beaconeer | 2007-02-28 22:51 | 73 Views | 1 Comment

I have been having seizures for 6 years, starting about 6 months after a car accident.

I have been treated with Valium, Depakote, Tegretol and Neurontin. Neurontin and Tegretol did the...

Created By: dandgmom | 2007-02-28 16:57 | 84 Views | 1 Comment

My 5 yr. old son is going to be having an 24 hr. ambulatory EEG, hopefully within the month, to see if it is wise to take him off Tegretol. He's been seizure free for 2 years now so we'd like to...

Created By: shannobaumrucker | 2007-02-28 10:27 | 174 Views | 7 Comments

My daughter has been having unusual episodes for a little over a year. She complains of things seeming very far away, like she is looking through a tunnel and amplified hearing. She asks Mommy...

Created By: bonkers82 | 2007-02-28 09:43 | 125 Views | 3 Comments

My 6 1/2 year old daughter has had funny feelings from 2005. During these feeings she talks of things being far away, "grizzly" noises, me sounding like a monster, things/people sounding far away...

Created By: Shylas Mom | 2007-02-25 22:04 | 81 Views | 0 Comments

Wow I read about Eclampsia, it sounds like what my 24 year old Daughter is experiencing.
She has never had a seizure, no history of seizures in our family but when she became pregnant she...

Created By: Ellen T | 2007-02-25 11:28 | 90 Views | 0 Comments

My husband's neurologist suspects he has temporal lobe epilepsy. My question is, does anyone know if people with partial epilepsy can have seizures in a series? My husband will have an event...

Created By: Tish | 2007-02-20 23:39 | 97 Views | 1 Comment

I'm being scheduled for a VEEG and "THE MAN" says I'll stop meds the night prior. My neuro in the past said it takes three days to get meds out of your system completely to do a VEEG corectly....

Created By: Christina41586 | 2007-02-16 07:31 | 77 Views | 0 Comments

I can barely see straight right now so I'll type this slow and hopefully after re-reading avoid to many typos.

My original Neuro diagnosed me with JME, myoclonic epilepsy. All good and well...

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