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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: justpounds | 2006-11-29 11:15 | 161 Views | 6 Comments

I went to see my doctor as I believed I had symptoms of adult adhd, lack of concentration, being spaced out forgetting things bad working memory, anyway read a load about it and was convinced this...

Created By: shelby2617 | 2006-11-28 18:49 | 161 Views | 1 Comment

I had this eeg done on August 11th about 7 hours after I had a "seizure" the results say: background rhythm consists of organized 8-9 Hz and having an amplitude of 25-30 mV seen maximally over...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-27 08:38 | 120 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Guys,

How does being left or right handed play in to Temporal Lobe E?

Created By: Zara | 2006-11-27 03:16 | 169 Views | 4 Comments

I have asked repeatedly for my E.E.G.'s, A.E.E.G.'s, and V.E.E.G.s'. I have been denied by over 4 doctors who over the last few yrs have done these on me. I was wondering if there is some...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-23 00:26 | 202 Views | 10 Comments

Well the VEEG results are in and .... nothing-ness! So in all of your experience, what may I expect? My first quick EEG came back with peaks in left temporal lobe (although we also did the...

Created By: mindscraps | 2006-11-21 05:02 | 123 Views | 4 Comments

In early September, I was admitted to a well-known mental hospital for evaluation and treatment of a possible mental condition. Since that first admission, I've been through a battery of tests,...

Created By: Missyat | 2006-11-20 23:02 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone had this blood test?

I heard it costs around $3000.00 and insurance will not pay for it?

Epi wants Kevin to have it but geez my pockets are not that full (full with lint...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-11-20 09:17 | 120 Views | 4 Comments

I have an appointment with my family doctor tomorrow. My husband is coming with me. I need help directing the appointment.

The appointment was originally to discuss painful nosebleeds,...

Created By: Eleanor | 2006-11-19 21:07 | 167 Views | 2 Comments

I have a sensation occasionally that is very concerning. I usually have it happen when i am in bed and awaken in the morning..

It feels as if i have been plugged into a light socket and my...

Created By: Colina | 2006-11-17 12:30 | 79 Views | 2 Comments

I have been going through my many years of journaling, something I highly recommend everyone do, so as to be prepared for my epi appointment. This is ridiculous!
Feb 5 1996
Was at...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-14 23:19 | 84 Views | 0 Comments

Right, we'll I have decide my brain is playing games. Forever in a state of 'peek-a-booooo .. where are youuu?' One week everything is fine, then BANG (peek-a-book) it all hits me again.

I...

Created By: Keri Kennedy | 2006-11-13 12:25 | 94 Views | 1 Comment

I just realized I should have come here earlier to post this - but alas I forgot about this resource.

My daugther goes in tomorrow morning for another VEEG. We found out Friday they want...

Created By: quinones2b | 2006-11-10 20:51 | 142 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosted with epilepsy (because people actually saw me have the seizures) but test even week long test at good hospitals never revealed anything...

However, after a divorce, I have...

Created By: Chich | 2006-11-10 17:17 | 78 Views | 0 Comments

I started developing what looks like epilepsy five years ago, collapsing about 3-5 times a year. With apparently normal CT, EEG (sleep deprived), MRI scans and blood tests, I still haven't been...

Created By: mrich | 2006-11-09 00:16 | 143 Views | 7 Comments

Hi, My name is Mari(Mary) I am new to this forum. I just had my first appointment with my Neuro on Tues. Am scheduled for EEG on the 15th. Here is my story.

On Oct. 17 at around 6:00am,...

Created By: shelby2617 | 2006-11-07 17:19 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

On August 11th I woke up at 6 am with a bad pain in my lower back, I stood up and my lower back felt worse, the next thing I remember my boyfriend ask me what I was doing in the floor, he said I...

Created By: boudica | 2006-11-07 15:45 | 104 Views | 1 Comment

Hopefully, I will be getting a presurgical workup at UCLA in the next several months, but what if I don't have any seizures on the VEEG? Even if I have intracranial electrodes? Has anyone ever had...

Created By: gregg9130 | 2006-11-05 16:27 | 601 Views | 5 Comments

i'm going to mayo for a second opinion.recently i had a intercranial monitoring w/depth electrodes.no help.i've had mri,eeg,veeg(2)pet
i was going to get the neuropace but they couldn't...

Created By: jschenke | 2006-11-03 16:11 | 90 Views | 1 Comment

My 5-month-old son is seeing a pediatric neurologist next week, and his parents (us) are scared stiff.

The EEG test came back with a potential abnormality they called a "focal intermittent...

Created By: Donnamrk | 2006-10-31 23:42 | 1355 Views | 33 Comments

Did you know that you can walk around for twenty five years with partial epilepsy that has not been treated and then be placed on an antidepressent and suffer psychosis. It happened to me and the...

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