Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: tmthrower | 2007-09-22 14:56 | 1 Comment

I'm really confused and based on some of the comments I've read on this site, this is indeed a very mysterious topic. I was rushed to the ED last weekend after losing conciousness in a department...

Created By: Jessicarose. | 2007-09-22 02:14 | 2 Comments

i am new to this site but i joined up because i thought someone could give me a bit of advice.
when i was younger, (i think it start when i was 7 or 8?) i used to faint/pass out every few...

Created By: jderry | 2007-09-21 11:50 | 3 Comments

I went to a new doc the other day.He claims dental fillings can cause sez. Along with having your wisdom teeth out can be the route of problems. Is he nuts?

Created By: renee6 | 2007-09-21 09:37 | 3 Comments

It seems that every time I use the word "aura" with a doctor, they look at me like I am nuts. Well, yes,I am nuts--I have epilepsy.
I am not certain if I am using the wrong word to describe...

Created By: Jennifer Rose | 2007-09-19 22:13 | 8 Comments

Hello, I'm sorry if this is in the wrong place or there are already topics about this. I just came across this website tonight on Google, and thought it would be the best place to ask my questions...

Created By: gcvmom | 2007-09-14 11:33 | 7 Comments

For several years my DH has been plagued by what we've termed as "dizzy spells". They first started happening about a month after he got a big promotion at work. At the time they started, he had...

Created By: quirky | 2007-09-13 08:56 | 2 Comments

Yesterday I had my Neuro Psychology assessment done in the hospital. It took nearly 3 hours to do. There were a veriety of tests, testing my memory and language.
The medications I am on are...

Created By: A Day | 2007-09-10 18:08 | 8 Comments

I have been experiencing the full range of symptoms listed on the SPS page on and off for several years. I also have chronic migraines (for which I tried many meds and was seen by a neurologist...

Created By: Kirk | 2007-09-10 15:31 | 7 Comments

OK. I have been having episodes of passing out on and off for 12 years. They have become more frequent. There have been 2 times now where I have not actually passed out, but I start sweating, feel...

Created By: Denise888 | 2007-09-10 13:43 | 6 Comments

Hi,

I am going to write a bit because I need your assistance. I have been with an epileptologist for several years, in the hope that I could finally end the breakthrough seizures I have...

Created By: therealeuan | 2007-09-04 19:01 | 2 Comments

Hi All,

I've been on this site for all of ten mins and I'm lost. I've been getting all these tests done in hospital which include mri, sleep deprived eeg, video telemetry, so far. ive read...

Created By: sirk | 2007-09-03 07:23 | 2 Comments

hey guys i need a tiny bit of help , IF some one has epilepsy is it likely that only one thing can lead to seizures , OR is it inevitable that a seizure will come due to other factors ?
Also...

Created By: Barb_740 | 2007-09-02 17:47 | 2 Comments

I went to a new nero and she gave me hope which is something I haven't had in many years.She talked to me about getting a vns implant which I got very excited over. I had went to Ohio State about...

Created By: mindyk | 2007-09-01 20:07 | 0 Comments

My husband is 35 yrs old and has just been diagnosed with Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy. Now they are looking for isn’t cause. He had a lumbar puncture about a month ago and his protein levels...

Created By: cocoloco | 2007-08-31 06:07 | 8 Comments

I used to drink loads of alcohol in my late teens but then i stopped and started drinking much less...but still sometimes get drunk. im now 22.

then i started having seizures, but both...

Created By: cocoloco | 2007-08-31 05:52 | 1 Comment

I have had an EEG that shows abnormal spike and wave patterns, and received a diagnosis of idiopathic generalised epilepsy. I have had 2 seizures that developed out of the blue and am still...

Created By: elizleigh | 2007-08-27 17:32 | 0 Comments

Does anyone have any idea what this might mean? I haven't asked my doctor yet, but I will when i go back. In the mean time... if anyone has any experience they can share, I'd appreciate it!...

Created By: tlh64 | 2007-08-26 00:23 | 1 Comment

Hi all.
There is a phrase I would like the definition of. It is "driving response". It is found in my EEG report and is in the section relating to the strobe light part of the EEG. I...

Created By: deerwendy | 2007-08-25 00:14 | 1 Comment

Here I am at Mayo Clinic and I am still lost. Like so many others on here, I have no diagnosis. I found this board on accident and could not have been more shocked or excited about what I've read...

Created By: sirk | 2007-08-24 21:37 | 4 Comments

Hey people , i was just wondering the amount of time people who are not on epilepsy medication need to go for without having a seizure , before getting the all clear ? I have had more than 1...

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