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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: jyhprice | 2011-02-07 13:47 | 2426 Views | 20 Comments

I am scheduled for left temporal lobe surgery in about 2 months and was wondering if it would be better to just shave my head and let it start scratch from the beginning, or just let them shave...

Created By: peytonwelch | 2011-02-07 12:06 | 223 Views | 0 Comments

I have posted a few...

Created By: Jolrat | 2011-02-02 13:50 | 918 Views | 4 Comments

     I finally gave into having this surgery in Oct of 2010 after numerous seizures and many different medications. It has helped me very much!  I have not come off of any of my medication yet...

Created By: shrikesriya | 2011-01-29 04:41 | 116 Views | 0 Comments

Hello Friends ,

 

i am new here. so hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii to everyone.  i am ankit jain. my mom is patient of epilepsy. and i want to know about best epilepsy treatment center in...

Created By: bsiphavong | 2011-01-26 00:57 | 128 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,
My name is Beron from Atlanta, Ga. I have a younger brother who has suffered with seizures since he was about 6 years old. He is now 18 and just went through...

Created By: luv_night_life | 2011-01-25 02:18 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

I have already had a Right Temporal Lobectomy three years ago. I did have some bad complications though after the surgery. Even though there were complications I feel like it did reduce my...

Created By: yellow821 | 2011-01-24 08:40 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

I'm on 3000 mg of generic Keppra since July and increasing my generic Topamax 100 mg (up to 400 mg) for migraines and seizures.  I have partials. My neuro has recommended the VNS.  I don't know...

Created By: dalyru215 | 2011-01-21 16:20 | 329 Views | 12 Comments

Hello-

My neurologist has recommended that at temporal lobectomy is the next logical step for me. Can anyone recommend --or NOT recommend-- a neurosurgeon in the Philadelphia area?...

Created By: happygirl | 2011-01-17 04:00 | 144 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I am thinking of changing my name to sad gir!!

I saw my neurologist today. 6 months after my operation, and I think that I have had two seizures (absence seizures...

Created By: susan57 | 2011-01-14 08:50 | 221 Views | 5 Comments

Our son is 37 years old and down syndrome. He has had seizures since he was 21 years old. Medications are not working,he has tried all. I mean all!!  He is schedule for a corpus colostomy at...

Created By: rose25 | 2011-01-11 22:26 | 153 Views | 4 Comments

My one year old daughter is on her second medication and the seizures are still not controlled.  Our doctor wants to do surgery to remove the abnormal area of her brain that is causing the...

Created By: happygirl | 2011-01-09 00:55 | 106 Views | 0 Comments

It is now the 6 month mark since surgery, and I am still finding things hard. I have been advised of two seizures in the last 6 weeks (not aware of any before then).

  • Do you think...
Created By: peytonwelch | 2011-01-06 11:28 | 1087 Views | 28 Comments

May have brain surgery...Need advice!!!!

This is the first time I have ever used this website, so please forgive me if I miss something.  So, here's my story...I am 31 years old.  I was...

Created By: Spike. | 2010-12-30 19:39 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

While watching ABC news this evening (Thursday, December 30, 2010) the news anchor gave some brief information about a baby that had half of his...

Created By: savm | 2010-12-17 13:41 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

I am having many side effects from meds, lack of seizure control and running out of ideas.  Dr suggested VNS and would like some feedback from people that considered or had this done. All input...

Created By: happygirl | 2010-12-15 22:52 | 112 Views | 1 Comment

Hi

Prior to my surgery in July, I was having absence seizures, the kind where you blank out for a few minutes, and then back to normal. During the course of these seizures, I generally...

Created By: wendym06 | 2010-12-08 12:39 | 358 Views | 1 Comment

My 3 year old has cortical dysplasia.  She began having seizures at 5 mos old.  Over the past 3 years she has had periods of seizure control with medication, the seizures would begin again,...

Created By: happygirl | 2010-11-21 01:01 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

Hi again for everyone

I went for my post surgery MRI last week, and was trying my best to think in a positive manner when I go to see my doctor.

Now I have been told that even...

Created By: happygirl | 2010-11-12 18:31 | 207 Views | 9 Comments

Hi All,

Sorry I have a few questions post surgery that I hope you can help with.

1. What does the post MRI do.

2. Seems I am very anxious (don't recall this being as...

Created By: ccalvache | 2010-11-02 18:02 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone. My name is Camilo

My dad had a right temporal lobectomy in october 28 2010 (6 days ago) it was quite scarry because a couple of hours after the surgery he had to be operated...

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