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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

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...

Created By: kimcove3 | 2007-12-08 12:17 | 8 Comments

What are the signs or symptoms of status elipticus. how do we know that it went that far?

Created By: riqqiy | 2007-12-08 07:58 | 9 Comments

Hello all,

I would like to get some feedback from various people in regards to seizures that I had.

It started mid last year, I had a seizure while I was sleeping. I actually didn't...

Created By: Marie2 | 2007-12-05 22:12 | 0 Comments

The following summary was sent out by e-mail today, December 5, 2007, by RFID Journal. There is a link to the full article in RFID Journal at the bottom of the summary. The idea is to use radio...

Created By: ycmom | 2007-12-01 00:50 | 6 Comments

My daughter is 15 yrs old and has recently seen a pediatric neurologist specialist. The have done a sleep deprived EEG and it came back normal. I know that this is common and most say that...

Created By: krissy16 | 2007-11-29 15:43 | 0 Comments

I am going to talk about this ambulatory eeg thing with my doctor. How does this thing distinguish from regular movements and real seizure activity. When I touch objects or even people sometimes...

Created By: suemrose | 2007-11-22 13:09 | 4 Comments

Hello, my name is Susana. My son, Joey, 14 years old, was diagnosed with having Absence Seizures due to Generalized Epilepsy after a near-drowning accident in August 2007.

A brain scan MRI...

Created By: Rose91 | 2007-11-20 00:20 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I hope it’s all right I post this. My name is Jennifer, and I am a sixteen year-old female. I was born 2½ premature, and had a severe medical issue that required surgery. I don’t...

Created By: lilithgdss | 2007-11-19 18:58 | 1 Comment

Hi,
I'm a 27 year old female...I was originally diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy when I was 19 years old, after having my first Tonic-Clonic seizure at age 18, reviewing some...

Created By: flickerglow | 2007-11-16 20:19 | 0 Comments

Hi,
(background)I had a closed mild traumatic brain injury 3 years ago. Injury to both sides of my head, as well as the back of my head, but, nothing showed up on the imaging studies---CT...

Created By: TigressN3cubs | 2007-11-14 15:04 | 0 Comments

My 4 yo had an eeg yesterday.  Within minutes of him fallling asleep, the tech starting calling a neurologist to come and personally LOOK at his eeg.  This isn't standard procedure.  We saw the...

Created By: TigressN3cubs | 2007-11-14 15:04 | 6 Comments

My 4 yo had an eeg yesterday.  Within minutes of him fallling asleep, the tech starting calling a neurologist to come and personally LOOK at his eeg.  This isn't standard procedure.  We saw the...

Created By: ROCKNROLL | 2007-11-02 01:34 | 4 Comments

I AM VERY CONFUSED. UP UNTIL THE TIME I READ A COUPLE OF BLOGS THAT STATED THEIR MEDICATIONS WERE DISCONTINUED WHILE HAVING A VEEG, I NEVER KNEW THE MEDS WERE DISCONTINUED. WHILE I HAVE HAD VEEGS...

Created By: elly | 2007-11-01 13:10 | 39 Comments

Hi, I have never posted on here before but I am a bit freaked out and everyone seems to know so much I was hoping someone could help me!

I was diagnosed with Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy...

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