Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: erinbaba | 2007-03-30 12:26 | 240 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there,

I am 34 y.o. and have been suffering with unusual memory loss for several years. I also have had Chronic Lyme Disease for about 2 years which has complicated matters and I now...

Created By: Sick or Sane | 2007-03-27 20:39 | 268 Views | 8 Comments

Okay.
So um.
I'm 15 years old and I had a seizure in one of my classes back in Novemember. It started in my arms and eventually spred throughout my entire body. I was lucky enough to...

Created By: Endaar | 2007-03-27 19:41 | 3989 Views | 5 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I guess like a lot of people I found this site while looking for additional information after having my first seizure. I'm struggling to make sense of the medical situation I...

Created By: researchib | 2007-03-25 21:10 | 219 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Y'all,
I'm new on the forum and have a question or two, if y'all don't mind. I've been reading through the posts here and know no one can provide diagnostic advice via a forum. However...

Created By: romaboots | 2007-03-25 18:30 | 430 Views | 1 Comment

In Oct. 2005, I suffered a head injury in a cab accident. About two months after the accident, I began experiencing nocturnal seizures. My primary care physician referred me to a neurologist, and...

Created By: Jorge Lango | 2007-03-25 18:16 | 4256 Views | 10 Comments

Hi! my 5 yr daugther was diagnosed with Doose Syndrome (Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy). Can anyone help me in getting information about this syndrome? It seems that there is not too much information...

Created By: ewoodton | 2007-03-23 14:56 | 246 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all, I have been tested for myoclonic seizures twice. Once with a regular eeg and another with a 48 hour turbin I had to wear and both tests came back negative. I've seen two neurologist...

Created By: Raemarie | 2007-03-23 13:11 | 259 Views | 6 Comments

I am new to this forum and I was hoping that someone that experience this could help me. (please excuse my spelling since I am an awful speller)

I have recently have had visual disturbances...

Created By: catsamu | 2007-03-21 12:56 | 145 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all. I'm on my first day of Keppra after being diagnosed with seizures. The whole thing started with me wanting to find out why I fall asleep so easily, particularly if I drive for more than...

Created By: matchsticks | 2007-03-20 18:18 | 235 Views | 1 Comment

A while back, I noticed that I was getting a strange feeling in my arm and figured it to be nothing. Well, that night I woke up and my arm was moving about uncontrollably, like it was a fish just...

Created By: beetrees | 2007-03-20 17:23 | 453 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy when I was about 13 or 14. I am 32 now. My siezures have always been about the same. I have had two Grand Mal siezures. My siezures occur on the right side of my body...

Created By: carter | 2007-03-20 13:02 | 179 Views | 1 Comment

Hello I was just wandering what to expect with a veeg. My son is 20 months old and we are having one April 16th. If anyone could kind of explain what goes on and what to expect I would appreciate...

Created By: SkylersMommy05 | 2007-03-20 03:36 | 242 Views | 2 Comments

I have a 2 year old son that was born (induced) prematurely at about 34 wks. He is developmentally delayed, has low tone muscles and I believe some high tone in his wrists to his elbows. He is on...

Created By: carter | 2007-03-19 12:08 | 218 Views | 0 Comments

Hello I was wandering if anyone has ever heard or has had this test its the SEM 1a test. Its a blood test. The doctor ordered this for my son and I was just wanting to get a little bit of...

Created By: alew | 2007-03-19 03:35 | 709 Views | 17 Comments

My daughter had a VEEG last week they haven't told us the results yet but the Machine kept comming up saying seizure in big letters yet she was asleep not even moving

but when I pushed the...

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Created By: Anonymous | 2007-03-15 17:17 | 209 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone here gone through the diagnosis process for this type of Epilepsy? Can you tell me what it involves? Is there any other disease that has jerking and memory loss that is progressive?...

Created By: wickedchick622 | 2007-03-14 20:19 | 236 Views | 1 Comment

Hello My name is Tiffany and I am new to Epilepsy.com,I was admitted into icu a few weeks back and the doctors seem to think that it was seizures. Problem is that ALL of my tests came back normal...

Created By: daydreamer410 | 2007-03-14 17:12 | 589 Views | 4 Comments

Does an abnormal EEG automatically mean seizure disorder? Thats what I understood it to mean, but a lot of my family and friends are saying to get a second opinion. I think the doctor is spot on...

Created By: Christina41586 | 2007-03-14 11:56 | 257 Views | 1 Comment

Okay, so I had a second EEG done, and this one I'm thinking shows a lot of temporal lobe activithy, which is where I originally thought the siezures were.

Anyways this is what it says:...

Created By: curiousG | 2007-03-12 05:00 | 231 Views | 1 Comment

My father has complaints of sudden real strong deja-vus, along with strange and strong smells (reminding him of an electrical outlet on fire). He says he gets dizzy, as if hes fainting, and has to...

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