Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: deallover | 2006-12-16 00:14 | 4081 Views | 13 Comments

Hi all,

I am new here.

My cousin's son is 6 years old and he is in the Children's hospital of Philadelphia.
He had fever (103), stomach ache and head ache for 3 days and then...

Created By: justpounds | 2006-12-13 07:58 | 202 Views | 7 Comments

Hi There

I've recently been diagnose with simple partials and feel okay about it all, its affected my job and stuff but I figure there could be a lot more wrong with me and I'm fairly lucky...

Created By: mamasita77 | 2006-12-10 12:33 | 182 Views | 2 Comments

My daughter now 9 months old was misdiagnosed with complex partial epilepsy at 6 months old. In my heart, I believe it was absence seizures, just by the way she would stare off for a...

Created By: mama bear | 2006-12-07 07:47 | 99 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone,

My 2 1/2 year old is scheduled to get a Lumbar Puncture soon, and I am still looking to hear from people who have had one. I would like to hear from people who got results...

Created By: kailinkatiebear | 2006-12-06 22:18 | 82 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I am very new to this and I am VERY SCARED! Back in July'06 my 4 year old had a seizure she had been sick (found out in the ER she pneumonia) but did not have a fever after a night in the...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-06 11:30 | 104 Views | 0 Comments

I called my neurologist's office today and asked when to expect results from the AEEG done Nov.12th. They said, "those results are not in yet." I'm just so sicka waiting!!!

Created By: kyliecoast | 2006-12-04 19:05 | 1080 Views | 3 Comments

I fainted, and they are testing me for epilepsy.
Firstly the neurologist said that I will need to have a 24-hour sleep deprivation EEG. Then I had a regular EEG test which showed that I had...

Created By: sasquash | 2006-12-02 01:24 | 116 Views | 1 Comment

I've been having issues with what I will call a grey out, kinda of like a black out but eveything goes to grey instead with flashes and spots of light, like when you were a kid and pressed on your...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-11-30 09:24 | 122 Views | 1 Comment

So my doctor just called me back. He has a report from my neuro and he wants to review it with me.

If I get told again that they are just panic attacks, I think I am going to scream.

Created By: justpounds | 2006-11-29 11:15 | 254 Views | 5 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: justpounds | 2006-11-29 11:15 | 207 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 | 182 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 | 130 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 | 215 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 | 229 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 | 136 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 | 161 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 | 148 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 | 191 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 | 89 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...