Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: TexCav | 2007-10-04 14:35 | 0 Comments

Hello,

I am new to this group. I am going for a VEEG in a week. I Have a few questions. I guess a little background would help.

I am a 42 yo male who had a few episodes years ago...

Created By: kboggs6 | 2007-10-04 01:32 | 2 Comments

I always get weird smells that no one I'm around seem to smell. But a few times, I've woken up and smelled the most horrible smell I've ever smelled in my entire life each time. It's so bad I want...

Created By: SaraJackie | 2007-10-03 15:14 | 4 Comments

Hello All.

For the past year I have been battling my seizures. I have been to: at least six neurologists--three epilepsy specialists, and four pyschologists. At the current time my family...

Created By: Christina41586 | 2007-09-29 20:46 | 1 Comment

So for the past week, maybe two, I've awakened during the night to find myself soaked in sweat, burning hot (no fever), and nauseated beyond belief. I find it hard to move, and the room feels as...

Created By: vivienne | 2007-09-28 06:55 | 3 Comments

Hi there
I am coming to the conclusion that I may have epilepsy. I started having some hallucinations in Feb of this year - I am 36. The hallucinations come about once a month but a couple...

Created By: backwards seizures | 2007-09-24 17:59 | 0 Comments

I am a 22 year old female who had her first Grand Mal seizure at age 16. I am currently on 400 mg. of Zonegran/ day. I have not had a grand mal seizure on over 2 years.

The strange thing is...

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...

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