Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: barn619 | 2008-05-01 16:40 | 23 Comments

I have partial complex seizures and am currently undergoing tests to determine if I am a potential candidate for surgery.  I've had epilepsy on and off my whole life but have been consistently...

Created By: blloving | 2008-04-19 21:48 | 0 Comments

HI everyone.  I had a partial complex seizure in February.  I probably would not have recognized it as such, but my brother started having them at the age of 35.  I am now 41.

 I have my...

Created By: Erik J | 2008-04-15 19:42 | 8 Comments

I really want to keep this short as my story is extremely complicated, in a nutshell i was misdiagnosed with tics and my first neuro. was the doctor from hell. I had my second EEG today...

Created By: slees21 | 2008-04-14 16:48 | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone

I am new to this website and only found this evening.  My story is quite a long one.  In 2002 after a night out drinking at University I had my first seizure, twitching of...

Created By: katw0826 | 2008-04-14 11:56 | 1 Comment

I just had an EEG at my neurologist's office on Friday.  After the test, the technician said "You were really drowsy - I hope you don't need a 72 hour EEG."  Does anyone know why a 72 hour EEG...

Created By: alr3u | 2008-04-11 15:12 | 2 Comments

Hey

I'm new to this forum and have seen a couple of posts where people have experienced some seizures similar to mine.

Has anybody had or heard of seizures that occur when ...

Created By: alr3u | 2008-04-11 15:12 | 0 Comments

Hey

I'm new to this forum and have seen a couple of posts where people have experienced some seizures similar to mine.

Has anybody had or heard of seizures that occur when ...

Created By: alr3u | 2008-04-11 15:11 | 0 Comments

Hey

I'm new to this forum and have seen a couple of posts where people have experienced some seizures similar to mine.

Has anybody had or heard of seizures that occur when ...

Created By: alr3u | 2008-04-11 15:10 | 6 Comments

Hey

I'm new to this forum and have seen a couple of posts where people have experienced some seizures similar to mine.

Has anybody had or heard of seizures that occur when ...

Created By: spuddko50 | 2008-04-05 01:28 | 3 Comments

Here's a question maybe someone can answer for me.  After a recent hospital stay for a pretty significant seizure at work one day, many diagnostic tests were done, one of which of course was an...

Created By: isjab | 2008-03-31 15:05 | 1 Comment

my fiance had what appeared to be a stroke following a fall in late january 2007, in february on valentines day he started having what appeared to be mild clonic-tonic seizures. he started having...

Created By: dido | 2008-03-27 15:01 | 3 Comments

My daughter is 2 years, 4 months old. Everything started just 6 months ago,

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Created By: IndigoSensor | 2008-03-21 03:40 | 1 Comment

Ok, so I have a question to weather or not I might have epilepsy or not.

Here is my backround: (18, male, 150lbs, no other illnesses or disorders)

About a year ago (I was 17), I...

Created By: esso890 | 2008-03-18 18:44 | 8 Comments

Hi, I have been having complex partial seizures every two weeks and what my doctor thinks might be myoclonic muscle spasms, about 15 a day. I am going to have an 72 hour Ambulatory EEG but I have...

Created By: kgoldgra | 2008-03-13 18:09 | 5 Comments

I am dealing with some frustrations regarding my recent diagnosis of "seizure disorder" as of October 2006 where I experienced a seizure. (Loss of consciousness, shaking on the ground, upon...

Created By: kgoldgra | 2008-03-13 18:09 | 0 Comments

I am dealing with some frustrations regarding my recent diagnosis of "seizure disorder" as of October 2006 where I experienced a seizure. (Loss of consciousness, shaking on the ground, upon...

Created By: catwhitcher | 2008-03-11 13:57 | 6 Comments

I'm on a hunt for someone who has had the same experience as I am experiencing with my daughter.

Extremely brief version:

Year and half ago completely healthy daughter (3 years...

Created By: ROCKNROLL | 2008-03-11 02:17 | 8 Comments

THIS IS SOMETHING THAT HAS PERPLEXED ME FOR QUITE A WHILE NOW. WHEN I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH COMPLEX PARTIALS, I WAS TOLD THAT CPS INCLUDE ABSENSE, SIMPLE, PARTIAL, CP, AND T/CS. YET, WHEN I LOOK...

Created By: heathyliz | 2008-03-10 10:43 | 0 Comments

I'm having a 4-hour non video, sleep deprived EEG in a couple of weeks, this after an EEG, MRI and CT scan showed nothing (though I know that nothing is quite common and not that horrible...at...

Created By: tricky1126 | 2008-03-09 22:04 | 8 Comments

My almost 10 year old daughter has been "seeing spots"  first they were flouresant green with hot pink border, ameba like.  I had her draw them for me.  It was the size of a quarter.  then it went...

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