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Abnormal EEG is normal

I was so relieved that my EEG was abnormal.  I guess that probably sounds crazy but I was relieved it wasn't all in my head (ha ha) like so many people have acted.  Then I get an email from the neurologist that my abnormal EEG is normal because it didn't show why it was abnormal, just that it was abnormal in the temporal region.  Now I don't know what to think.  This, BTW. is the "seizure expert" that said fear wasn't a common sensation of seizures.  What next?  Wait until  I am actively having spells and then they will admit me for an overnight EEG.  Why can't they just give me a trial of Keppra and se if they go away?  Wouldn't that be cheaper?


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