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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Chich | 2006-11-10 17:17 | 85 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 | 155 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 | 102 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 | 109 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 | 618 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 | 96 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 | 1451 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...

Created By: vtec | 2006-10-27 17:50 | 389 Views | 6 Comments

Hi, I am very new on here. Bear with me if my post may be too long but I am really confused.

Recently, I have been diagnosed with Social and Panic attacks. The doctor and therapist...

Created By: dmh | 2006-10-27 16:50 | 540 Views | 7 Comments

I have a question for anyone familiar with this issue. My memory has been deteriorating more this year with all of the seizures I have been having and I was wondering if anyone knew what the...

Created By: Peaches78 | 2006-10-26 15:02 | 236 Views | 2 Comments

I am a little confused. From what I've been reading on here you are supposed to be off meds when you have an ambulatory EEG or a VEEG. When I had my first routine EEG done and a sleep deprived EEG...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-22 22:27 | 606 Views | 11 Comments

Hi!

For those out there who have simple partials, are you able to explain how you feel to me? I am trying to understand if I am having anxiety about complex partials, or if I am having...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-19 19:19 | 265 Views | 2 Comments

Mhillqt had posted recently about an MRI w/ "Epilepsy protocol". In my MRI, the protocol used was called a "flair sequence" to screen for Multiple Sclerosis lesions. I also had an earlier MRI w...

Created By: Essie | 2006-10-19 05:33 | 9731 Views | 12 Comments

We took my son (5), to a neuro therapyst who uses the SCIO machine. It uses bio energy to diagnose thousands of problems in the body. It can heal as well. The machine diagnosed my son with...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-17 23:05 | 254 Views | 4 Comments

was quoted at least 2 weeks by the EEG technician, but I was wondering if the turn around time is any faster?

Created By: Peaches78 | 2006-10-13 01:01 | 2864 Views | 24 Comments

Ok I know this is long, but I really need some help figuring this out. I started having weird symptoms in May of last year. I thought they were panic attacks so I didn't pay them much attention,...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-12 23:41 | 196 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Guys,

What is a Telemetric Study? Apparently I have to have a 6 hour one. Is it just like a EEG? Does it measure the same stuff as the EEG? I can't seem to find any info on Google about...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-12 23:32 | 139 Views | 1 Comment

So I am now officially cone-head girl with all the gauze the ambulatory EEG tech wrapped my head up with. (I swear he made it extra coney high...LOL) anyways, so I am at a stop light and because...

Created By: Steph618 | 2006-10-12 16:25 | 203 Views | 1 Comment

Hey it's Steph back online.I need some advice because I have to be sleep deprived FOR 2 DAYS STRAIGHT!!!!!!!!!!SEND SOME FEEDBACK PLEASE THANX :)

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-10-09 10:34 | 179 Views | 2 Comments

I was in for one week, and didn't have a single seizure, even w/ stressful family crap going on that caused me to leave a week earlier.
Course, the second I get outside in the sunshine and...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-08 17:10 | 359 Views | 2 Comments

Why did the EEG tech say I couldn't have any caffeine to help me stay up all night while I am being sleep deprived? not even my usual morning cup:: (which would be 3 hours before the test) I asked...

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