My 9-year-old daughter who over the past 2 1/2 years has only had a handful of focal seizures and over the past 3-4 weeks has actually started twitching/shaking only on the right side of her body. She is also for the first time ever having nocturnal seizures several times per night. These are all new symptoms! I took her to her pediatric neurologist last Wednesday and she diagnosed her with epilepsy buy only ordered an 24 hour ambulatory EEG and nothing else. With these new symptoms and the sudden onset I thought she should have at the very least ordered some labs and maybe even another MRI (since her last one was over a year ago). She has had 2 previous EEGs and 1 MRI... all were inconclusive. She hasn't even had a focal seizure in over 6 months. Now, suddenly she has started having all these new symptoms. She was prescribed Zonegran and after reading all the horrible side-effects I reluctantly started giving it to her 3 days ago.
Just wondering if anyone else has ever had seizures only on one side of the body or such sudden change in symptoms.