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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: kellyslater | 2006-05-18 08:09 | 204 Views | 2 Comments

Hi

I am a bit new to this, so please bear with me. I have been having grand mal seizures since the age of 17 I am now 31 in total I have 8 seizures I know I am a very lucky person in deed...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-17 18:55 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

Recently I was hospitalized for epilepsy testing. Partly because I had read a lot about epilepsy, I had some ideas about why might happen. On my third night in the hospital, the doctors (three of...

Created By: cowlypso | 2006-05-16 20:24 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

Hi... I'm new here.

I saw a neurologist for some random episodes. I've had some lost time, some visual hallucinations, and some periods of feeling strange. The neuro thought it sounded...

Created By: MikeNAmyS | 2006-05-15 16:13 | 147 Views | 0 Comments

I was wondering if it's commonplace for epileptics to have seizures while having the "standard hospital EEG"--you know, the strobe light, etc trying to make you have a seizure--especially if you...

Created By: stillasking | 2006-05-13 01:16 | 217 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

Does anyone have any experience with a new dr getting access to a previous eeg strip, to have it reviewed by another neuro?

The reason would be to get an independent 2nd...

Created By: staciem | 2006-05-11 09:20 | 140 Views | 2 Comments

Well, its been a LONG time since I have posted. Today is my first neurology appt. My PCP gave me the green light on a referral. Hopefully we will get something figured out.

My test...

Created By: scaredmom | 2006-04-26 21:48 | 201 Views | 5 Comments

do you think that they should do a mri before deciding to put my 5 year old on meds.the risks of meds scared me that i said no to it.so do you think that they should really do other test besides...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-04-26 00:31 | 120 Views | 0 Comments

In my family the incidence of inheriting epilepsy is now termed by a new geneticist we have started seeing as "severe". To me it's alarming. I have a huge extended family, and a lot of...

Created By: kellymoses | 2006-04-18 04:24 | 194 Views | 4 Comments

My 2 1/2 year old daughter, Jordan, has been wearing glasses since last fall.

We are on a US Air Force Base in Japan, and the medical center here leaves a lot to be desired...

We...

Created By: specialneeds | 2006-04-11 19:12 | 142 Views | 1 Comment

Scalp EEG with scalp elecrtodes of International 10/20 system - Age 4 1/2 at that time now 7 1/2

Background consisted of a fair well regulated alpha rhythm of 8-9 Hz, seen maximally over...

Created By: spiraldreams | 2006-04-10 09:43 | 269 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all,
I previously posted the thread "Should I even bother checking this out?" and well, I went in to see a doctor finally. She referred me to a neuro I am seeing on the 21st but in...

Created By: banderson | 2006-04-07 21:36 | 3373 Views | 1 Comment

My 4 yr old has been diagnosed with DSI and Severe Verbal Apraxia and we just had a 24 hour video monitored EEG. I have to wait 3 weeks for results and have questions about what i saw. When he was...

Created By: gateway | 2006-04-07 13:46 | 345 Views | 1 Comment

dear all.
hope its ok for me to sign up here. i couldnt see any rules. only ive not been diagnosed epileptic. My psych is sending me for an EEG and i wanted to find out more about it. I...

Created By: bevs | 2006-04-07 11:40 | 217 Views | 5 Comments

hi everyone well i have had a eeg and a sleep deprivation eeg and both of the test came back normal ,and like so many my siezures are still carrying on. why does this happen to so many people who...

Created By: jjbeck | 2006-04-05 13:00 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

Hi. I have a 23 m/o with left hemi from a stroke. She had two abnormal EEGs. Can someone help me to understand them. I so worry about LKS and LGS...
Here they are ... both of them:

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Created By: spiraldreams | 2006-03-31 16:29 | 146 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,
I have had weird symptoms all my life but in the past few years have had a new problem emerge that is getting harder and harder to deal with. Here is my history, just FYI:

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Created By: rebpow | 2006-03-31 15:24 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

I'm scheduled to have an EEG next month to try to figure out where my partial seizures are happening. The neurologist who scheduled it did not tell me how long they'll want me there. He said I...

Created By: nunezs01 | 2006-03-30 12:53 | 172 Views | 2 Comments

My son is 12 years old and about 6-7 years ago he had what was told to me was a seizure. What happend then and still happens till this day is that his left arm and hand starts shaking alot (if he...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-03-23 13:21 | 143 Views | 0 Comments

Starting about five weeks ago had multiple daily seizures (or so I believe them to be) weird mental/visual pictures of colors and deja vu over the experience followed by confusion all of this...

Created By: evansmom | 2006-03-20 00:52 | 320 Views | 4 Comments

My 11 month old had an EEG on the 8th and an MRI on the 9th both came back normal. How many times do they do an EEG on little ones before they find something that leads them to belive that I as a...

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