Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Shellfia | 2007-04-15 14:47 | 264 Views | 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 | 469 Views | 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 | 148 Views | 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 | 160 Views | 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 | 1217 Views | 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 | 215 Views | 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 | 229 Views | 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 | 6980 Views | 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 | 184 Views | 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 | 223 Views | 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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Created By: erinbaba | 2007-03-30 12:26 | 262 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there,

I am 34 y.o. and have been suffering with unusual memory loss for several years. I also have had Chronic Lyme Disease for about 2 years which has complicated matters and I now...

Created By: Sick or Sane | 2007-03-27 20:39 | 285 Views | 8 Comments

Okay.
So um.
I'm 15 years old and I had a seizure in one of my classes back in Novemember. It started in my arms and eventually spred throughout my entire body. I was lucky enough to...

Created By: Endaar | 2007-03-27 19:41 | 5112 Views | 5 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I guess like a lot of people I found this site while looking for additional information after having my first seizure. I'm struggling to make sense of the medical situation I...

Created By: researchib | 2007-03-25 21:10 | 236 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Y'all,
I'm new on the forum and have a question or two, if y'all don't mind. I've been reading through the posts here and know no one can provide diagnostic advice via a forum. However...

Created By: romaboots | 2007-03-25 18:30 | 471 Views | 1 Comment

In Oct. 2005, I suffered a head injury in a cab accident. About two months after the accident, I began experiencing nocturnal seizures. My primary care physician referred me to a neurologist, and...

Created By: Jorge Lango | 2007-03-25 18:16 | 4672 Views | 10 Comments

Hi! my 5 yr daugther was diagnosed with Doose Syndrome (Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy). Can anyone help me in getting information about this syndrome? It seems that there is not too much information...

Created By: ewoodton | 2007-03-23 14:56 | 278 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all, I have been tested for myoclonic seizures twice. Once with a regular eeg and another with a 48 hour turbin I had to wear and both tests came back negative. I've seen two neurologist...

Created By: Raemarie | 2007-03-23 13:11 | 277 Views | 6 Comments

I am new to this forum and I was hoping that someone that experience this could help me. (please excuse my spelling since I am an awful speller)

I have recently have had visual disturbances...

Created By: catsamu | 2007-03-21 12:56 | 158 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all. I'm on my first day of Keppra after being diagnosed with seizures. The whole thing started with me wanting to find out why I fall asleep so easily, particularly if I drive for more than...

Created By: matchsticks | 2007-03-20 18:18 | 266 Views | 1 Comment

A while back, I noticed that I was getting a strange feeling in my arm and figured it to be nothing. Well, that night I woke up and my arm was moving about uncontrollably, like it was a fish just...

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