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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: SueO46 | 2007-04-09 13:51 | 832 Views | 3 Comments

my daughter is 21 yo and has had multifocal epilepsy(occipial and temporal lobe) resulting in tonic clonic and complex partial sizures documented with EEG - she recently manifested a change in the...

Created By: xlarissa | 2007-04-08 11:50 | 119 Views | 0 Comments

Two months ago I had a seizure that was witnessed by a fellow passenger and a flight attendant but was not fully described to me (had I only known what to ask!); a subsequent 1/2 hour eeg was...

Created By: bkydmech | 2007-04-04 18:54 | 88 Views | 3 Comments

Hey ya'll!

I had an outpatient EEG done today. (about 50 min. long)
It had been twenty years since my last EEG, and my new neurologist thought it might be a wise idea to have a EEG...

Created By: ianlaw | 2007-04-04 14:07 | 4938 Views | 7 Comments

Hello,

I've had epilepsy for 10 year. I had 7 seizures without warning and with direct loss of consiousness. Thanks to medication I've been free of seizures for 7 years until last week....

Created By: smartguy | 2007-04-03 09:57 | 76 Views | 1 Comment

got my eeg report and it says
abnormal awake & drowsy EEG record ,sugestive of interictal generalized seizure disorder and the medicine prescribed is lamitor 25mg, so its kind of...

Created By: erinbaba | 2007-04-02 18:38 | 99 Views | 1 Comment

Hi.

I have had two abnormal EEGs spaced 1 year apart at a local/regional hospital. My Neuro affiliated with that hospital has diagnosed me with Epilepsy/Complex Partial Seizures.

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Created By: erinbaba | 2007-03-30 12:26 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there,

I am 34 y.o. and have been suffering with unusual memory loss for several years. I also have had Chronic Lyme Disease for about 2 years which has complicated matters and I now...

Created By: Sick or Sane | 2007-03-27 20:39 | 115 Views | 8 Comments

Okay.
So um.
I'm 15 years old and I had a seizure in one of my classes back in Novemember. It started in my arms and eventually spred throughout my entire body. I was lucky enough to...

Created By: Endaar | 2007-03-27 19:41 | 2749 Views | 5 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I guess like a lot of people I found this site while looking for additional information after having my first seizure. I'm struggling to make sense of the medical situation I...

Created By: researchib | 2007-03-25 21:10 | 111 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Y'all,
I'm new on the forum and have a question or two, if y'all don't mind. I've been reading through the posts here and know no one can provide diagnostic advice via a forum. However...

Created By: romaboots | 2007-03-25 18:30 | 283 Views | 1 Comment

In Oct. 2005, I suffered a head injury in a cab accident. About two months after the accident, I began experiencing nocturnal seizures. My primary care physician referred me to a neurologist, and...

Created By: Jorge Lango | 2007-03-25 18:16 | 3266 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 | 122 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 | 124 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 | 55 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 | 117 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 | 342 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 | 76 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 | 127 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 | 103 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...

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