Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Rudy | 2007-08-19 23:38 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone.

I've had several negative EEGs and so it's not clear I have epilepsy. I was just wondering if anyone has episodes like mine, because I've never seen any description that...

Created By: KAM411 | 2007-08-19 18:45 | 199 Views | 2 Comments

This is going to be long but I needed to vent a little and get some opinions on some things. I was recently diagnosed with epilepsy in April of this year. I had a seizure in my sleep for the...

Created By: cammey | 2007-08-16 16:17 | 196 Views | 2 Comments

Hello and thank you if you are reading this.

My 8 month old son last week started having what doctors the past day calling seizures. They look like he is just angry and shaking a bit and...

Created By: flashmunda | 2007-08-10 13:39 | 1890 Views | 5 Comments

Hello,
Yesterday I had an appointment with my neurologist as well as an EEG. He came in and told me that my EEG showed no activity - a first in a long time for me. I informed him that the...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-08-09 08:33 | 691 Views | 1 Comment

I had my WADA test last Friday. Well, they do an angiogram right before they inject the med to put your brain to sleep. Two days after I got home, I noticed a huge rash on my chest (and boy did it...

Created By: jenoz | 2007-08-09 07:13 | 715 Views | 12 Comments

Hi every one, well i said I wouldnt get back to you all untill in knew what was going on, Had my eeg and saw the neurolowitch today, and she said they found nothing, I knew this was the case as I...

Created By: DMAC85US | 2007-08-08 21:30 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

Does anybody else here go through phases where you feel like you have all of this extra energy, border on the edge of iritability/ and then it catches up to you and you crash? My meds arent that...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-08-04 14:18 | 258 Views | 5 Comments

Hey,
I am having intracranial depth electrodes placed right on my temporal lobes. My docs know that my seizures are coming from my temporal lobes, but they are not exactly sure which one my...

Created By: jread | 2007-08-01 13:19 | 162 Views | 2 Comments

I have had mild seizures off and on for the past 3-years (I'm 28-years-old) and have been trying to learn as much as I can. I usually go awhile without any symptoms, then I will have a few out of...

Created By: support_caregivers2 | 2007-07-30 14:56 | 866 Views | 5 Comments

Hubby had a 96hr video EEG done about 2 years ago...he had an episode (partial siezure) where he couldnt tlak, he got confused and was fidgeting then poof came out of it after about two minutes....

Created By: stephsobota | 2007-07-28 10:37 | 2927 Views | 7 Comments

I need of bit of help figuring out what the heck is happening to me. I can’t find any decisive information on the Internet. I can’t get in to see a doctor. I would be grateful for any feedback...

Created By: DMAC85US | 2007-07-28 10:34 | 325 Views | 9 Comments

I have been having some problems that my nuero cant seem to diag. He started out with the Migraine thing, due to my constant dull heahache, having a pressure type feeling in my head, not normal...

Created By: No_Warning | 2007-07-27 23:50 | 554 Views | 7 Comments

There are no warning signs when I have my seizures. I had my first Seizure ten years ago. I just had one. And then another in November 2006 at the office, was taken to ER and had another at the...

Created By: Bee91 | 2007-07-26 09:31 | 266 Views | 3 Comments

My first seizure was a little less than a year ago. Since then, Ive had hundreds. I had to stop going to school, doing activities and could barely go out of the house.

The first...

Created By: twinmami01 | 2007-07-23 10:18 | 173 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,
I have 6 year old twins w/generalized epilepsy. Thankfully, one of them has been controlled for the most part (he did just have a drop seizure about an hour ago) but I can count on...

Created By: ROCKNROLL | 2007-07-22 23:27 | 1196 Views | 0 Comments

I WAS RECENTLY IN THE E. DIAGNOSTIC LAB FOR 4 DAYS OF MONITORING. I TOLD THE DOCS THAT THE S. I WAS HAVING THAT WERE CAUSING SO MANY PROBLEMS ONLY HAPPENED WITH ACTIVITY, NOT LAYING IN BED. WHILE...

Created By: Bee91 | 2007-07-19 14:59 | 296 Views | 4 Comments

A while ago (8 months), I had my first seizure. Before this, I never had any kind of medical problem. I got two concussions and 2 weeks after the second one is when my seizures began.

I am...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-07-16 22:49 | 224 Views | 4 Comments

I am new to this site.
Help me! I have a WADA test coming up at UAB on August 3. What do I need to expect? Is it scary or what? I also have intracranial depth electrodes coming up? Is it...

Created By: ives6797 | 2007-07-16 22:16 | 281 Views | 1 Comment

I don't know if this is where I belong or not... I am trying to sort this all out.

I brought my 4yo son Anthony to a pedi neurologist last week hoping to find out exactly what is going on...

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