Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

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...

Created By: amandaorr | 2008-01-22 14:37 | 4 Comments

Help -- how do you get through an EEG with a three year old that hates having her head touched. I literally have to keep hair combing and hair washing to a minimum because she is so sensitive --...

Created By: spokala | 2008-01-22 05:13 | 0 Comments

Hi all.

 Iam new to this community. My kneice was having seizures. She is 8 months old baby girl. It occured on Nov12th. Then we admitted in the hospital, and was there for alomost more...

Created By: minsdad99 | 2008-01-21 14:33 | 1 Comment

My previously 100% healthy 6 yr old started having seizures on 12/16.  they have been diagnosed as partial complex and he has between 20-40 per day, lasting 10-30 seconds each.  We have done all...

Created By: sophia_hill | 2008-01-14 21:39 | 0 Comments

right my doctor wants me to keep a diary so i am doing but its hard to try and write a diary when you can't even remember if you've put ur knickers and bra the right way round and not inside out...

Created By: Bloodyrose | 2008-01-14 11:20 | 8 Comments

Hey guys. I guess I'm just looking for a little reassurance that I'm not nuts. I've been diagnosed with JME on the basis of a couple of old notes in my medical records, and a two second...

Created By: pgd | 2007-12-14 17:35 | 2 Comments

In your view, the mildest snow or static in the human brain (poetic symbolism) would be most closely associated with:

a)  The Epilepsies

b)  The ADHDs

c)  The Dyslexias...

Created By: | 2007-12-13 09:33 | 0 Comments

Hi Im andrew 24 from essex uk,

I basically just want to rule this out,I have had this thig for about 11 years where i can be
just walking in the street and sudently i feel my heart...

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