Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: beetrees | 2007-03-20 17:23 | 482 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy when I was about 13 or 14. I am 32 now. My siezures have always been about the same. I have had two Grand Mal siezures. My siezures occur on the right side of my body...

Created By: carter | 2007-03-20 13:02 | 206 Views | 1 Comment

Hello I was just wandering what to expect with a veeg. My son is 20 months old and we are having one April 16th. If anyone could kind of explain what goes on and what to expect I would appreciate...

Created By: SkylersMommy05 | 2007-03-20 03:36 | 267 Views | 2 Comments

I have a 2 year old son that was born (induced) prematurely at about 34 wks. He is developmentally delayed, has low tone muscles and I believe some high tone in his wrists to his elbows. He is on...

Created By: carter | 2007-03-19 12:08 | 242 Views | 0 Comments

Hello I was wandering if anyone has ever heard or has had this test its the SEM 1a test. Its a blood test. The doctor ordered this for my son and I was just wanting to get a little bit of...

Created By: alew | 2007-03-19 03:35 | 759 Views | 17 Comments

My daughter had a VEEG last week they haven't told us the results yet but the Machine kept comming up saying seizure in big letters yet she was asleep not even moving

but when I pushed the...

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Created By: Anonymous | 2007-03-15 17:17 | 231 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone here gone through the diagnosis process for this type of Epilepsy? Can you tell me what it involves? Is there any other disease that has jerking and memory loss that is progressive?...

Created By: wickedchick622 | 2007-03-14 20:19 | 261 Views | 1 Comment

Hello My name is Tiffany and I am new to Epilepsy.com,I was admitted into icu a few weeks back and the doctors seem to think that it was seizures. Problem is that ALL of my tests came back normal...

Created By: daydreamer410 | 2007-03-14 17:12 | 630 Views | 4 Comments

Does an abnormal EEG automatically mean seizure disorder? Thats what I understood it to mean, but a lot of my family and friends are saying to get a second opinion. I think the doctor is spot on...

Created By: Christina41586 | 2007-03-14 11:56 | 293 Views | 1 Comment

Okay, so I had a second EEG done, and this one I'm thinking shows a lot of temporal lobe activithy, which is where I originally thought the siezures were.

Anyways this is what it says:...

Created By: curiousG | 2007-03-12 05:00 | 263 Views | 1 Comment

My father has complaints of sudden real strong deja-vus, along with strange and strong smells (reminding him of an electrical outlet on fire). He says he gets dizzy, as if hes fainting, and has to...

Created By: snapdragon928 | 2007-03-09 20:51 | 218 Views | 0 Comments

My son is twenty three and autistic. He had an MRI a while back, probably two years ago, with a finding that a part of the brain, (The gangli something or other?) that is supposed to be wrinkly is...

Created By: MZMITCH | 2007-03-09 17:29 | 444 Views | 9 Comments

My 9 yr old son had a sleep deprived eeg on monday and they called me this afternoon to tell me that the eeg was abnormal in the frontal lobe and some seizure like activity. They told me to get...

Created By: MirandaGreene | 2007-03-09 15:41 | 885 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm new here.

I think I've been experiencing what might be myoclonic seizures and wanted to know more about it.

I'm not sure how to describe it. For a few seconds I feel like my...

Created By: quirky | 2007-03-07 09:15 | 264 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

I am only out of the hospital 2 days ago from having an EEG done monitoring 24/7 for a week with video as well. And I just wanted to share to with everyone my good news that it...

Created By: toots | 2007-03-06 06:24 | 283 Views | 0 Comments

Hello Everyone,

Just found out yesterday that I will be admitted to the hospital today for further testing towards right frontal lobe surgery.
I am very nervous but at the same time...

Created By: LAFilmmaker | 2007-03-03 19:48 | 310 Views | 2 Comments

Hello. My name is Jay Holben, I'm a filmmaker in Los Angeles working on a screenplay and I have some questions on Epilepsy if there are any medical professionals willing to help, I thought this...

Created By: muffin6061 | 2007-03-02 20:08 | 2793 Views | 10 Comments

My son has 90% of his drop seizures in the bathroom, either while urinating, brushing his teeth or washing his hands... I have changed the lighting, covered the windows and am in the process of...

Created By: thompsonk | 2007-03-02 17:29 | 349 Views | 1 Comment

My son is 5, had an unexplained seizure last week. Neurological test in dr's office seemed fine, blood tests were fine. Had an eeg last week. Called today for the results, nurse had report but...

Created By: beaconeer | 2007-02-28 22:51 | 242 Views | 1 Comment

I have been having seizures for 6 years, starting about 6 months after a car accident.

I have been treated with Valium, Depakote, Tegretol and Neurontin. Neurontin and Tegretol did the...

Created By: dandgmom | 2007-02-28 16:57 | 262 Views | 1 Comment

My 5 yr. old son is going to be having an 24 hr. ambulatory EEG, hopefully within the month, to see if it is wise to take him off Tegretol. He's been seizure free for 2 years now so we'd like to...

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