Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: pan06 | 2007-08-09 08:33 | 1 Comment

I had my WADA test last Friday. Well, they do an angiogram right before they inject the med to put your brain to sleep. Two days after I got home, I noticed a huge rash on my chest (and boy did it...

Created By: jenoz | 2007-08-09 07:13 | 12 Comments

Hi every one, well i said I wouldnt get back to you all untill in knew what was going on, Had my eeg and saw the neurolowitch today, and she said they found nothing, I knew this was the case as I...

Created By: DMAC85US | 2007-08-08 21:30 | 0 Comments

Does anybody else here go through phases where you feel like you have all of this extra energy, border on the edge of iritability/ and then it catches up to you and you crash? My meds arent that...

Created By: pan06 | 2007-08-04 14:18 | 5 Comments

Hey,
I am having intracranial depth electrodes placed right on my temporal lobes. My docs know that my seizures are coming from my temporal lobes, but they are not exactly sure which one my...

Created By: jread | 2007-08-01 13:19 | 2 Comments

I have had mild seizures off and on for the past 3-years (I'm 28-years-old) and have been trying to learn as much as I can. I usually go awhile without any symptoms, then I will have a few out of...

Created By: support_caregivers2 | 2007-07-30 14:56 | 5 Comments

Hubby had a 96hr video EEG done about 2 years ago...he had an episode (partial siezure) where he couldnt tlak, he got confused and was fidgeting then poof came out of it after about two minutes....

Created By: stephsobota | 2007-07-28 10:37 | 7 Comments

I need of bit of help figuring out what the heck is happening to me. I can’t find any decisive information on the Internet. I can’t get in to see a doctor. I would be grateful for any feedback...

Created By: DMAC85US | 2007-07-28 10:34 | 9 Comments

I have been having some problems that my nuero cant seem to diag. He started out with the Migraine thing, due to my constant dull heahache, having a pressure type feeling in my head, not normal...

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...

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