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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Bedge | 2006-11-14 23:19 | 27 Views | 0 Comments

Right, we'll I have decide my brain is playing games. Forever in a state of 'peek-a-booooo .. where are youuu?' One week everything is fine, then BANG (peek-a-book) it all hits me again.

I...

Created By: Keri Kennedy | 2006-11-13 12:25 | 23 Views | 1 Comment

I just realized I should have come here earlier to post this - but alas I forgot about this resource.

My daugther goes in tomorrow morning for another VEEG. We found out Friday they want...

Created By: quinones2b | 2006-11-10 20:51 | 54 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosted with epilepsy (because people actually saw me have the seizures) but test even week long test at good hospitals never revealed anything...

However, after a divorce, I have...

Created By: Chich | 2006-11-10 17:17 | 18 Views | 0 Comments

I started developing what looks like epilepsy five years ago, collapsing about 3-5 times a year. With apparently normal CT, EEG (sleep deprived), MRI scans and blood tests, I still haven't been...

Created By: mrich | 2006-11-09 00:16 | 56 Views | 7 Comments

Hi, My name is Mari(Mary) I am new to this forum. I just had my first appointment with my Neuro on Tues. Am scheduled for EEG on the 15th. Here is my story.

On Oct. 17 at around 6:00am,...

Created By: shelby2617 | 2006-11-07 17:19 | 29 Views | 1 Comment

On August 11th I woke up at 6 am with a bad pain in my lower back, I stood up and my lower back felt worse, the next thing I remember my boyfriend ask me what I was doing in the floor, he said I...

Created By: boudica | 2006-11-07 15:45 | 41 Views | 1 Comment

Hopefully, I will be getting a presurgical workup at UCLA in the next several months, but what if I don't have any seizures on the VEEG? Even if I have intracranial electrodes? Has anyone ever had...

Created By: gregg9130 | 2006-11-05 16:27 | 391 Views | 5 Comments

i'm going to mayo for a second opinion.recently i had a intercranial monitoring w/depth electrodes.no help.i've had mri,eeg,veeg(2)pet
i was going to get the neuropace but they couldn't...

Created By: jschenke | 2006-11-03 16:11 | 31 Views | 1 Comment

My 5-month-old son is seeing a pediatric neurologist next week, and his parents (us) are scared stiff.

The EEG test came back with a potential abnormality they called a "focal intermittent...

Created By: Donnamrk | 2006-10-31 23:42 | 764 Views | 33 Comments

Did you know that you can walk around for twenty five years with partial epilepsy that has not been treated and then be placed on an antidepressent and suffer psychosis. It happened to me and the...

Created By: vtec | 2006-10-27 17:50 | 194 Views | 6 Comments

Hi, I am very new on here. Bear with me if my post may be too long but I am really confused.

Recently, I have been diagnosed with Social and Panic attacks. The doctor and therapist...

Created By: dmh | 2006-10-27 16:50 | 330 Views | 7 Comments

I have a question for anyone familiar with this issue. My memory has been deteriorating more this year with all of the seizures I have been having and I was wondering if anyone knew what the...

Created By: Peaches78 | 2006-10-26 15:02 | 111 Views | 2 Comments

I am a little confused. From what I've been reading on here you are supposed to be off meds when you have an ambulatory EEG or a VEEG. When I had my first routine EEG done and a sleep deprived EEG...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-22 22:27 | 282 Views | 11 Comments

Hi!

For those out there who have simple partials, are you able to explain how you feel to me? I am trying to understand if I am having anxiety about complex partials, or if I am having...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-19 19:19 | 94 Views | 2 Comments

Mhillqt had posted recently about an MRI w/ "Epilepsy protocol". In my MRI, the protocol used was called a "flair sequence" to screen for Multiple Sclerosis lesions. I also had an earlier MRI w...

Created By: Essie | 2006-10-19 05:33 | 5438 Views | 11 Comments

We took my son (5), to a neuro therapyst who uses the SCIO machine. It uses bio energy to diagnose thousands of problems in the body. It can heal as well. The machine diagnosed my son with...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-17 23:05 | 97 Views | 4 Comments

was quoted at least 2 weeks by the EEG technician, but I was wondering if the turn around time is any faster?

Created By: Peaches78 | 2006-10-13 01:01 | 1388 Views | 24 Comments

Ok I know this is long, but I really need some help figuring this out. I started having weird symptoms in May of last year. I thought they were panic attacks so I didn't pay them much attention,...

Created By: Bedge | 2006-10-12 23:41 | 74 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Guys,

What is a Telemetric Study? Apparently I have to have a 6 hour one. Is it just like a EEG? Does it measure the same stuff as the EEG? I can't seem to find any info on Google about...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-12 23:32 | 48 Views | 1 Comment

So I am now officially cone-head girl with all the gauze the ambulatory EEG tech wrapped my head up with. (I swear he made it extra coney high...LOL) anyways, so I am at a stop light and because...

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