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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: boudica | 2006-11-07 15:45 | 47 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 | 422 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 | 40 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 | 857 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 | 234 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 | 354 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 | 128 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 | 328 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 | 115 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 | 6149 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 | 118 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 | 1692 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 | 93 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 | 64 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...

Created By: Steph618 | 2006-10-12 16:25 | 105 Views | 1 Comment

Hey it's Steph back online.I need some advice because I have to be sleep deprived FOR 2 DAYS STRAIGHT!!!!!!!!!!SEND SOME FEEDBACK PLEASE THANX :)

Created By: slhmurphy | 2006-10-09 10:34 | 91 Views | 2 Comments

I was in for one week, and didn't have a single seizure, even w/ stressful family crap going on that caused me to leave a week earlier.
Course, the second I get outside in the sunshine and...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-08 17:10 | 184 Views | 2 Comments

Why did the EEG tech say I couldn't have any caffeine to help me stay up all night while I am being sleep deprived? not even my usual morning cup:: (which would be 3 hours before the test) I asked...

Created By: eleven | 2006-10-08 00:10 | 280 Views | 2 Comments

I am not sure if it was an awful panic attack or...something more. I don't remember much, but here is what "went down."

1600: Get out of school and drive to work. Feeling tired and a little...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-10-05 20:47 | 100 Views | 2 Comments

Why do some people go through a VEEG? to establish a diagnosis of Epilepsy? to find out if their medication is effective in controlling their Epilepsy? or C) other?

Created By: mhillqt | 2006-10-05 12:56 | 171 Views | 4 Comments

WHen you have the 3 or 4 day VEEG ....do you know you are having a seizure when the machine records OR are you surprised when they tell you that you had seizures during the test?

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