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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: pgd | 2007-11-01 12:32 | 1 Comment

What are your insights into the big differences between the hippocampus and the temporal lobe?

Created By: kgoodfl | 2007-10-31 09:24 | 9 Comments

My son started having "blackouts' about a month and a half ago. I sort of ignored it at first because I thought it was something typical like getting up too fast. I told him to tell me each time...

Created By: purpleangel | 2007-10-29 11:27 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone.....
I had 3 petit mal seizures within a 3month period when i was 6 years old (I am now 38) and was on medication for a couple of years. I dont remember much about this period in...

Created By: ladystardust | 2007-10-28 21:27 | 1 Comment

I have nocturnal seizures, meaning I only have them when I am asleep. Up until age 15 I was having 2-3 almost every night and then my doctor put me on Trileptal, and I have been seizure free for 4...

Created By: Stitchintime | 2007-10-23 13:50 | 0 Comments

Hi all, waiting for a call back from the busy neurology office, and thought I'd check in with you folks.

My son (age 13) had 3 tonic clonic seizures several months ago and was treated at...

Created By: ycmom | 2007-10-21 15:53 | 2 Comments

My daughter had another episode last night? The first time I myself have witnessd it, it usually happens on the bus or at school.

We were in a restaurant and this is what happened:...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-10-18 22:21 | 0 Comments

I am having intracranial depth electrodes placed on my temporal lobes on October 24. I went to my neurosurgeon today to talk about what will happening. She told me that they will go in through the...

Created By: elizleigh | 2007-10-18 13:12 | 0 Comments

Thought I should post this here as well... Does anyone know what the EEG techs do or are typing while they are administering our EEG tests? The most recent test I had she typed and clicked almost...

Created By: petre | 2007-10-17 23:05 | 4 Comments

Hi All,

I was wondering if any1 that was diagnosed with JME suffered shoulder dislocations especially posterior ones and if the triggers were similar with mine.

I woke up twice with...

Created By: dlysh | 2007-10-17 12:49 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone

I apologize for the length of this post, but I think there is a lot of possibly relevant information included:

First a little history about me: I have had seizures since...

Created By: Seruzies | 2007-10-16 21:03 | 0 Comments

I was released from St Vincent Medical Center in Erie, PA's Neurology Unit today. I was in for a 3 day study of my E and was quite impressed with the program. Has anyone ever attended this or any...

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Created By: Signal10 | 2007-10-15 10:01 | 1 Comment

My daughter 19 has been bed ridden for sometime with a severe case of Lyme dsiease. Recently she began having seizures where she would shake violently, pass out and go incontinent.

After...

Created By: Princess Sparkle | 2007-10-13 20:36 | 2 Comments

The subject line is my question
I have had abnormal EEGs for 10 years.
Three months ago I started having headaches, nausea, dizzyness, and horrible memory lapses.
My MRI shows...

Created By: kaladani | 2007-10-13 15:48 | 0 Comments

i have a daughter of 5 years old that had infantile spasms when she was 3 months and that led to a diagnoses of tuberous sclerosis at 5 months, she has serious uncontrolled epilepsy that no med...

Created By: kjohnsonesq | 2007-10-12 18:58 | 2 Comments

Hi all...

Several months ago, I started passing out for 2-3 minutes at a time with no warning signs and was completely fine afterwards. Literally just dropped like a rag doll for a few...

Created By: Jennifer Rose | 2007-10-12 01:04 | 2 Comments

Hello. I hope this is the right area to ask and that it's okay to ask...

First of all, I have had 2 grand mal seizures in the last five years, both while I was asleep, so obviously I do not...

Created By: wargrass | 2007-10-08 21:43 | 4 Comments

I am so unbelievably frustrated by how long it takes to get the healthcare system moving. My dd is 6 and September 13th she had her first seizure. She has had 7 since then. It is hereditary, as I...

Created By: Bloodyrose | 2007-10-06 11:52 | 1 Comment

Hi...I'm a bit confused, so any help would be appreciated. Of course, I know I need a medical professional's advice, but any contribitions would be lovely.

My nurse has said I have JME,...

Created By: chefbmk | 2007-10-05 16:12 | 1 Comment

I have a condition that doesn't seem to fit any normal diagnoses. I've seen many doctors and had lots of tests over the years, with conflicting results. It started when I turned 29.

Here's...

Created By: motie | 2007-10-04 21:41 | 6 Comments

I got my veeg results back and now I'm real confused! My neuro said that I had some abnormal sharp waves. When asked what part of the brain, he drew a line with his finger from the back right of...

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