Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: marshall | 2007-04-29 09:54 | 2 Comments

OK, can you believe this. Today I put on an ambulatory unit, the previous 5 of 7 days I had seizures and I am hoping to have an event recorded. So far in my past 10 attempts I havent been lucky...

Created By: lovies | 2007-04-29 09:14 | 2 Comments

Has anyone here heard of a "pre seziure"? I had tremors & stiffness yesterday (I stayed awake the whole time) and went to the ER and they said it was a pre seziure. I have had Epilepsy since I...

Created By: forestams | 2007-04-28 20:35 | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with Ep after having a brain tumor found and removed and as such I have MRI's every year to track stuff and what not- but what has started to bug as of late is why perhaps my...

Created By: amuffet | 2007-04-26 18:10 | 9 Comments

I have had epilepsy for eleven years now. God, it sounds like so long when I say that. Anyway as with most people's seizures my doctor can give me very few answers about the cause of my seizures...

Created By: tuckster | 2007-04-25 02:21 | 3 Comments

Does anyone know anything about the MEG test and how important are they

Created By: GraciesmomJoanna | 2007-04-23 22:46 | 1 Comment

I am new to this site. My 11 month old, Gracie has myoclonic and atonic seizures. She was diagnosed with myoclonic in January, treated with Kepra which stopped the myoclonic episodes but then the...

Created By: Shellfia | 2007-04-21 22:20 | 1 Comment

Recently I was at work and performing Reception type duties. As I was entering data into the computer, I was also speaking with a customer. I started feeling a little odd and the customer went and...

Created By: bunni | 2007-04-20 18:16 | 3 Comments

I am not even sure if I belong on here. Where to start... I have had these funny episodes at night when waking up, or rather I wake up cause I can feel them (whatever they are) coming on. I feel...

Created By: Lgreenstein | 2007-04-20 11:50 | 0 Comments

My story of being diagnosed with Epilepsy and all of the testing and drugs that I was on for 9 years is a long one. My neurologist said I would be on Tegratol for the rest of my life. And even...

Created By: fufu967 | 2007-04-19 18:58 | 1 Comment

We just found out today that my daughter had an abnormal EEG result. I insisted to the ER doctor 2 weeks ago that she had a seizure. My aunt was Epileptic and I watched her have seizures for my...

Created By: Shellfia | 2007-04-15 14:47 | 2 Comments

Hi! I really haven't felt that I am epileptic. Not since childhood (around 4, when I used to have simple partial seizures that I never told anyone about until recently and haven't occured in...

Created By: suemdan | 2007-04-12 13:52 | 0 Comments

following a 90hr VEEG the report said

"the interictal EEG shows independent bitemporal abnormalities, more marked on the right. Focal discharges are mostly located in the anterior-mid...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-04-12 13:06 | 0 Comments

also when i sleep sometimes i will wake up but what wakes me up is a startle of my whole body- it's like my body jumps- but no one is touching me or anything to make me do it. then i go right back...

Created By: Anonymous | 2007-04-12 13:03 | 0 Comments

.... I passed out twice at work on saturday and after the 2nd time i passed - the 7th.-
out i had a seizure. i have to get a table tilt test done next friday.
they strap me to a bed in...

Created By: SueO46 | 2007-04-09 13:51 | 3 Comments

my daughter is 21 yo and has had multifocal epilepsy(occipial and temporal lobe) resulting in tonic clonic and complex partial sizures documented with EEG - she recently manifested a change in the...

Created By: xlarissa | 2007-04-08 11:50 | 0 Comments

Two months ago I had a seizure that was witnessed by a fellow passenger and a flight attendant but was not fully described to me (had I only known what to ask!); a subsequent 1/2 hour eeg was...

Created By: bkydmech | 2007-04-04 18:54 | 3 Comments

Hey ya'll!

I had an outpatient EEG done today. (about 50 min. long)
It had been twenty years since my last EEG, and my new neurologist thought it might be a wise idea to have a EEG...

Created By: ianlaw | 2007-04-04 14:07 | 7 Comments

Hello,

I've had epilepsy for 10 year. I had 7 seizures without warning and with direct loss of consiousness. Thanks to medication I've been free of seizures for 7 years until last week....

Created By: smartguy | 2007-04-03 09:57 | 1 Comment

got my eeg report and it says
abnormal awake & drowsy EEG record ,sugestive of interictal generalized seizure disorder and the medicine prescribed is lamitor 25mg, so its kind of...

Created By: erinbaba | 2007-04-02 18:38 | 1 Comment

Hi.

I have had two abnormal EEGs spaced 1 year apart at a local/regional hospital. My Neuro affiliated with that hospital has diagnosed me with Epilepsy/Complex Partial Seizures.

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