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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Jorge Lango | 2007-03-25 18:16 | 2957 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 | 92 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 | 119 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 | 49 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 | 91 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 | 314 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 | 61 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 | 106 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 | 89 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 | 352 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 | 73 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 | 93 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 | 332 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 | 112 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 | 96 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 | 64 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 | 172 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 | 485 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 | 91 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 | 102 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...

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