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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: riek92 | 2014-05-08 18:05 | 278 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 | 396 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 | 316 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 | 278 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 | 266 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 | 247 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 | 328 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 | 492 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 | 393 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 | 856 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 | 7185 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 | 541 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....

Created By: yellow821 | 2013-10-31 19:30 | 298 Views | 0 Comments

Has anybody had an ictal SPECT? If so, explain to me what it shows. Please tell me whether or not it is better than EEG. Thanks a bunch.

Created By: Mollz | 2013-10-29 19:34 | 1286 Views | 6 Comments

Ok I am so confused! The doctor told me I look like I have epileptic seizures but he's not sure. The Keppra is working and I don't have anything but auras now for almost two weeks! He told me he...

Created By: Mollz | 2013-10-24 16:52 | 511 Views | 1 Comment

Hi

I have had two normal EEGS but the doctor said that I have typical looking epileptic tonic-clonic seizures. So he gave me keppra and I haven't had a seizure on the medicine yet. Its...

Created By: Mollz | 2013-10-24 16:52 | 259 Views | 0 Comments

Hi

I have had two normal EEGS but the doctor said that I have typical looking epileptic tonic-clonic seizures. So he gave me keppra and I haven't had a seizure on the medicine yet. Its...

Created By: Mollz | 2013-10-24 16:52 | 228 Views | 0 Comments

Hi

I have had two normal EEGS but the doctor said that I have typical looking epileptic tonic-clonic seizures. So he gave me keppra and I haven't had a seizure on the medicine yet. Its...

Created By: pgd | 2013-10-24 10:03 | 453 Views | 1 Comment

A question: What is the exact site in the human brain believed to be behind absense seizures (~ 2.5 Hz spike-wave discharges)? How large or small is the original focus suspected to be? Large...

Created By: Loupy | 2013-10-17 00:49 | 613 Views | 2 Comments

Hi! Since I was a little kid I had these odd spells that i called déjà vu. I never told anyone because if see hear and smell things not there...I thought I was crazy! By the time I was a teen...

Created By: magentastraberry | 2013-10-11 22:43 | 697 Views | 3 Comments

I have never had an EEG done before but I have read that sleep deprivation is recommended for the test. In my experience of waking up early I am most certainly going to have seizures and most of...

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