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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

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...

Created By: Kishar | 2008-03-08 13:19 | 2 Comments

Hello there. So, I've recently discovered that the kind of seizure I'm having is called a "somatosensory seizure". I've hardly been able to find any literature or information on it as it seems to...

Created By: D Doherty | 2008-03-07 12:35 | 3 Comments

my husband has had epilepsy for years, and it's only been somewhat controled by medications. Alot of medications.  Now they're telling me it's creating a hole in his brain, in the front temperal...

Created By: Kishar | 2008-03-06 18:46 | 4 Comments

Hi there. I'm 24, female and currently undergoing diagnosis. I have
undiagnosed DiD and was diagnosed with Anxiety/PTSD several years ago,
but currently not on medication. I have a...

Created By: | 2008-03-04 20:50 | 2 Comments

 

Who has had clean or normal EEGs  the entire time they have had epilepsy?  And have had how many???  Who has not had normal EEGs?  How many??

 Me, I have had 6 abnormal EEGs...

Created By: Sobralia | 2008-03-04 09:28 | 15 Comments

I've had seizures since infancy; convulsive (petite mal) starting out up until about age 12, I went with my mother to apply for disability at that time and was informed by letter regarding the...

Created By: jmstout08 | 2008-03-02 22:14 | 2 Comments

My dauhgter (13)was diagnosed with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy just over two years ago. Her neurologist put her on Keppra 750mg twice daily. She has had good seizure control and the only side effect...

Created By: Jennifer Rose | 2008-02-26 02:48 | 0 Comments

I am having an MRI done at Children's Mercy in Kansas City on Friday after having 2 grand mals, countless partial seizures, and what my father (who has witness many seizures) believes to be a...

Created By: all74 | 2008-02-20 05:07 | 0 Comments

Hey

thanks for any help/opinions on this. Background: my son (9 months) has been sick with a respiratory-type cold/virus (lots of coughing, some wheezing). Earlier tonight, my wife gave...

Created By: SunflowerPower | 2008-02-19 20:59 | 4 Comments

I ordered the results of my EEG and it says that the awake reading was abnormal due to bilateral slowing from my temporal lobes.

The sleep reading was normal.

No epileptic...

Created By: graphicsgoddess | 2008-02-18 03:20 | 0 Comments

I have some questions and maybe you can help.

Im knew to this place.. but maybe.... someone will have some answers.

Im just confused and tierd of this stuff. I would appreciate...

Created By: agrace | 2008-02-16 09:40 | 12 Comments

Apologies for the long post. Within the past two years things started to get...

Created By: doclotus | 2008-02-15 16:51 | 11 Comments

I had my 2nd seizure in January and they immediately started me on Dilantin. I visit my neuro and not surprisingly he orders an EEG and MRI and starts me on Keppra (working up to 2000MG). Both...

Created By: heather-who | 2008-02-12 03:52 | 5 Comments

Hi,

I'm hoping someone here can relate to my mysterious
condition. Am I the only person on the planet with this weird
disorder? I had a stroke-like event almost 2 years ago (...

Created By: magnus | 2008-02-11 09:37 | 0 Comments

My wife has had epilepsy since she was five or six years old, and has been controlled, with exceptions by medication for years. She had tonic clonic seizures before, but this month she started...

Created By: Erik J | 2008-02-09 17:27 | 2 Comments

Well This story is rather long but I'll keep it short ;). So basically I had my first seizure (Grand mal) jan. 5th, second the 25th, after my first I discovered this website, and found out I was...

Created By: ChelseaBunny | 2008-01-27 20:20 | 2 Comments

a little over a year ago, i had an ideopathic seizure.  I was concious for most of it. 

I remember getting up before work and i 'blacked out (this happens to me a lot, where my vision...

Created By: kaitlynsmom | 2008-01-23 21:40 | 0 Comments

My daughter Kaitlyn (age 2 1/2) is currently in the hospital having a VEEG. We are on day four here... and they want us to stay until she has a seizure. Normally she has a few here and there and...

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