Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: No_Warning | 2007-07-27 23:50 | 7 Comments

There are no warning signs when I have my seizures. I had my first Seizure ten years ago. I just had one. And then another in November 2006 at the office, was taken to ER and had another at the...

Created By: Bee91 | 2007-07-26 09:31 | 3 Comments

My first seizure was a little less than a year ago. Since then, Ive had hundreds. I had to stop going to school, doing activities and could barely go out of the house.

The first...

Created By: twinmami01 | 2007-07-23 10:18 | 1 Comment

Hello,
I have 6 year old twins w/generalized epilepsy. Thankfully, one of them has been controlled for the most part (he did just have a drop seizure about an hour ago) but I can count on...

Created By: ROCKNROLL | 2007-07-22 23:27 | 0 Comments

I WAS RECENTLY IN THE E. DIAGNOSTIC LAB FOR 4 DAYS OF MONITORING. I TOLD THE DOCS THAT THE S. I WAS HAVING THAT WERE CAUSING SO MANY PROBLEMS ONLY HAPPENED WITH ACTIVITY, NOT LAYING IN BED. WHILE...

Created By: Bee91 | 2007-07-19 14:59 | 4 Comments

A while ago (8 months), I had my first seizure. Before this, I never had any kind of medical problem. I got two concussions and 2 weeks after the second one is when my seizures began.

I am...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-07-16 22:49 | 4 Comments

I am new to this site.
Help me! I have a WADA test coming up at UAB on August 3. What do I need to expect? Is it scary or what? I also have intracranial depth electrodes coming up? Is it...

Created By: ives6797 | 2007-07-16 22:16 | 1 Comment

I don't know if this is where I belong or not... I am trying to sort this all out.

I brought my 4yo son Anthony to a pedi neurologist last week hoping to find out exactly what is going on...

Created By: Pebbles33 | 2007-07-12 20:07 | 0 Comments

Well I did my 48hr EEG. I go in today to get it taken off. The girl that changed my memory card and battery yesterday takes me back today sits me in the chair then says she will be right back....

Created By: sonotstressedx3 | 2007-07-12 17:51 | 3 Comments

A few months ago, i went to the ER because my upper body starting jerking and i had no clue why. As it got more sever in the emergency room, i started making noises along with it. I had no idea...

Created By: SunflowerPower | 2007-07-11 20:40 | 6 Comments

I'm going to an EEG monitoring unit next month, and I don't know what to expect. What happens? Who is there? Does a doctor visit you once a day or two or something? Do they do a neurological exam...

Created By: pgd | 2007-07-09 13:33 | 0 Comments

What's the difference between inattention in the epilepsies and inattention in the ADHDs (ADD - Hyperactivity)?

Created By: coolstone | 2007-07-01 12:30 | 4 Comments

I have episodes where i experience dejavou,for exaple the other day i was walking down the road and it happend it builds up slowley my hart starts to pace i feel a bit faint feel like if you was...

Created By: Pebbles33 | 2007-06-29 19:15 | 0 Comments

First of all sorry I have been away for so long. Things have been just crazy here between my girls' cardio appts and my neuro appts. So far the CT and MRI were normal. EEG at hospital that took...

Created By: heidi | 2007-06-28 13:07 | 6 Comments

I know others have gone through this. If anyone has advice, please pass it on:

I have had symptoms now for nearly two years that are either textbook TLE, or doing a great job of mimicking...

Created By: cocoloco | 2007-06-28 10:13 | 0 Comments

I visited my doctor for anxiety many months ago, and he prescribed sertraline an antidepressant. I had a massive seizure out of the blue (im 22), and my boyfriend phoned an ambulance for me, and I...

Created By: jacik | 2007-06-18 08:33 | 3 Comments

Hello,

Recently I have been having reccuring dreams of passing out. Sometimes I dream that I am drunk (when I am actually sober), and I remember feeling very dizzy while asleep. I have...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-06-16 09:09 | 2 Comments

my neuro is too busy! nurses call me up but tell me they can't reveal any inforo to me! big dark secret? So I got my own MRI
it says I have thinning of the wall of the mammmillary body and...

Created By: jj84gal | 2007-06-07 15:17 | 2 Comments

I don't think I can take one more day of this. I was diagnosed with tonic-clonic and absance sez. four years ago and we have yet to find a combanation of drugs that stops them completly. My...

Created By: josephH | 2007-06-04 01:59 | 0 Comments

Ever get tired of those doctor's telling you your seizure was because your Dilantin level was to low no matter how much you take ? Give me a new one !
After 14 year's of living with...

Created By: MirandaGreene | 2007-06-02 21:09 | 1 Comment

Does anyone know what thiis set of symptoms can be? I've been seeing a neurologist and having tests, but he can't figure it out so far. I'm confused, since there are so many neurological disorders...

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