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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: martelbk@gmail.com | 2014-06-26 21:34 | 217 Views | 2 Comments

My Neurologist is sending me for an 72 Hour EEG due to the fact my seizures have gotten outta control lately and my medication of dilantin levels went from .8 to 47 where the target is 10 to 20. I...

Created By: lovemynubians | 2014-06-26 18:23 | 218 Views | 0 Comments

Frustration has set in. I have complex partial seizures, shown on EEG July 2013. The test showed the seizure when drowsy, while sleeping, and when awakening. Meds are not helping enough. I've been...

Created By: scottcldy@gmail.com | 2014-06-24 20:22 | 220 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, about 2 years ago, I started having what I thought was vertigo due to a possible sinus infection. Strange sensations in the center of my forehead with a spinning like feeling. After...

Created By: Macdonaldfactor | 2014-06-24 18:25 | 201 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I am seeing a neurologist, on the urging of my GP, to evaluate me for possible migralepsy.  I've suffered from what My neurologists thought were migraines with aura since I was 13.  ...

Created By: MacDCla | 2014-06-18 09:38 | 321 Views | 1 Comment

I am a bit concerned with what my neurologist has told me. I'm 18 years old and ever since I was 15, I have been getting these unexplainable minute-long periods of detachment and confusion and...

Created By: Healthsohard | 2014-06-01 12:05 | 301 Views | 2 Comments

I'm very new to this forum and am seeking advice. I've already had one appointment with my neurologist, EEG, cat scan,  blood work, MRI, echo and a holter monitor. All results came back normal. My...

Created By: kkmoody | 2014-05-25 23:14 | 287 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone. I suspect I may be having seizures, but I'm unsure and thought this would be a good place to ask if my symptoms sound epileptic. Normally I would just go to a doctor to check, but...

Created By: nicoxshakes | 2014-05-08 18:07 | 218 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone know where I can sign up for health insurance? Obama care is a huge pain in the ass, and a lot of,if not the majority other companies won't take on someone with a existing condition. I...

Created By: riek92 | 2014-05-08 18:05 | 255 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

My apologies if my english is a bit miserable. I'm not English.

I'm 21 years old. My attacks started when I was 14. These attacks were small. I was just confused,...

Created By: puglover | 2014-05-04 01:18 | 374 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone have simple partial seizures that progress like this: first you feel somewhat anxious, then your heart beats faster, your tongue briefly sticks to the roof of your mouth and then you...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2014-04-27 14:13 | 294 Views | 0 Comments

I am  at a lost as to wether I should  following up with a neurologists either with psychiatrist/ psychologists. My family is pressuring me to have one, mainly my mother. I have regretted saying...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2014-04-24 06:11 | 256 Views | 0 Comments

Last March had veeg nothing.  things got said and done 

Dia. Probably  PNES

follow up Dr. Read whole chart ,saw MIR images read, results 

Pics had scar tissue(lesion) and dots...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2014-04-24 06:11 | 245 Views | 0 Comments

Last March had veeg nothing.  things got said and done 

Dia. Probably  PNES

follow up Dr. Read whole chart ,saw MIR images read, results 

Pics had scar tissue(lesion) and dots...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2014-04-24 06:11 | 227 Views | 0 Comments

Last March had veeg nothing.  things got said and done 

Dia. Probably  PNES

follow up Dr. Read whole chart ,saw MIR images read, results 

Pics had scar tissue(lesion) and dots...

Created By: taylor14 | 2014-04-19 11:56 | 299 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone!

This is my first time on this site and I thought I could receive some feedback from people with similar situations. I am 18 and I had my first seizure a little over 2 years ago...

Created By: Abraxas | 2014-04-03 20:03 | 462 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. I have an abnormal EEG with bilateral epileptiform spikes. However, I never had a seizure, nor an abscense.

What could be the cause for such abnormal EEG?  I have a normal Nuclear...

Created By: momoftwins1 | 2014-03-29 10:32 | 365 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

I had my first neuro visit who did an EEG and MRI of the brain. MRI showed Chiari Malformation and the EEG came up as abnormal showing "right temporal regions are potentially...

Created By: SunnyLu14 | 2014-03-28 16:23 | 813 Views | 28 Comments

Hi,

I hope the community here can help me fill in the gaps where doctors don't have time to address everything. Anyone who can offer insight would be greatly appreciated.

I started...

Created By: magentastraberry | 2013-11-28 01:27 | 7148 Views | 2 Comments

I saw a neurologist for the first time recently to address seizures I have been having for a few years. He asked about my history of seizures and the circumstances under which I had them but I...

Created By: cmknaak | 2013-11-23 17:09 | 505 Views | 1 Comment

My 10 yr old son has absence seizures and tonic clonic seizures along with CP. Our neurologist has referred us to Cleveland clinic for a more comprehensive exam. Has anyone ever worked with Dr....

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