Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Lizzi12 | 2007-05-02 09:09 | 1020 Views | 2 Comments

Hi I'm new here-sorry this is long.
I have been operated twice on my brainstem (and have been a little disabled since then). Since my first operation 4 years ago I have been having wierd...

Created By: alex1304 | 2007-04-30 14:31 | 246 Views | 0 Comments

Can anybody tell me if they heard about this clinic, have they been treated there for E and would they recommend it. I just want to know people's good and bad experiences, recommendations...etc...

Created By: marshall | 2007-04-29 09:54 | 253 Views | 2 Comments

OK, can you believe this. Today I put on an ambulatory unit, the previous 5 of 7 days I had seizures and I am hoping to have an event recorded. So far in my past 10 attempts I havent been lucky...

Created By: lovies | 2007-04-29 09:14 | 265 Views | 2 Comments

Has anyone here heard of a "pre seziure"? I had tremors & stiffness yesterday (I stayed awake the whole time) and went to the ER and they said it was a pre seziure. I have had Epilepsy since I...

Created By: forestams | 2007-04-28 20:35 | 194 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with Ep after having a brain tumor found and removed and as such I have MRI's every year to track stuff and what not- but what has started to bug as of late is why perhaps my...

Created By: amuffet | 2007-04-26 18:10 | 4972 Views | 9 Comments

I have had epilepsy for eleven years now. God, it sounds like so long when I say that. Anyway as with most people's seizures my doctor can give me very few answers about the cause of my seizures...

Created By: tuckster | 2007-04-25 02:21 | 279 Views | 3 Comments

Does anyone know anything about the MEG test and how important are they

Created By: GraciesmomJoanna | 2007-04-23 22:46 | 425 Views | 1 Comment

I am new to this site. My 11 month old, Gracie has myoclonic and atonic seizures. She was diagnosed with myoclonic in January, treated with Kepra which stopped the myoclonic episodes but then the...

Created By: Shellfia | 2007-04-21 22:20 | 197 Views | 1 Comment

Recently I was at work and performing Reception type duties. As I was entering data into the computer, I was also speaking with a customer. I started feeling a little odd and the customer went and...

Created By: bunni | 2007-04-20 18:16 | 289 Views | 3 Comments

I am not even sure if I belong on here. Where to start... I have had these funny episodes at night when waking up, or rather I wake up cause I can feel them (whatever they are) coming on. I feel...

Created By: Lgreenstein | 2007-04-20 11:50 | 299 Views | 0 Comments

My story of being diagnosed with Epilepsy and all of the testing and drugs that I was on for 9 years is a long one. My neurologist said I would be on Tegratol for the rest of my life. And even...

Created By: fufu967 | 2007-04-19 18:58 | 1220 Views | 1 Comment

We just found out today that my daughter had an abnormal EEG result. I insisted to the ER doctor 2 weeks ago that she had a seizure. My aunt was Epileptic and I watched her have seizures for my...

Created By: Shellfia | 2007-04-15 14:47 | 239 Views | 2 Comments

Hi! I really haven't felt that I am epileptic. Not since childhood (around 4, when I used to have simple partial seizures that I never told anyone about until recently and haven't occured in...

Created By: suemdan | 2007-04-12 13:52 | 413 Views | 0 Comments

following a 90hr VEEG the report said

"the interictal EEG shows independent bitemporal abnormalities, more marked on the right. Focal discharges are mostly located in the anterior-mid...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-04-12 13:06 | 132 Views | 0 Comments

also when i sleep sometimes i will wake up but what wakes me up is a startle of my whole body- it's like my body jumps- but no one is touching me or anything to make me do it. then i go right back...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-04-12 13:03 | 144 Views | 0 Comments

.... I passed out twice at work on saturday and after the 2nd time i passed - the 7th.-
out i had a seizure. i have to get a table tilt test done next friday.
they strap me to a bed in...

Created By: SueO46 | 2007-04-09 13:51 | 1123 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 | 203 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 | 200 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 | 6157 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....

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