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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: emslive | 2012-06-24 22:34 | 202 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all!  I have a couple of questions on my 24-month-old son's EEG:

1) Can you get a second opinion on a 24-hour video EEG from another doctor?  My son had one done last month inpatient at...

Created By: Charli | 2012-06-19 07:41 | 130 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone I'm after some insight. In 2005 I started getting what felt like little black outs whilst driving. This started after becoming very I'll whilst 35 wks preg having an emergency c-...

Created By: Jenniferrosek | 2012-06-04 13:38 | 195 Views | 1 Comment

Next Monday I will be going to KU Epilepsy Center for a video EEG. I've had two EEGs, two CTs, and an MRI. They've never found anything with my EEGs or my scans. Friday I also have a normal EEG....

Created By: rdh101790 | 2012-05-31 14:36 | 309 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone. Sorry if I chose the wrong topic to post this under.  I'm trying to figure out what is causing my momentary lapses of consciousness. I don't know if they are "absence seizures" or...

Created By: msmith1997 | 2012-05-20 20:56 | 304 Views | 2 Comments

Okay so I'm 15 years old, I'm a girl, and I'm typically very healthy. I eat super healthy and I exercise a lot, I don't know if that makes a difference at all..I don't know what happened. And I'm...

Created By: mnm81 | 2012-05-05 23:29 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

I had an EEG performed yesterday. Of course the tech who performed the test was not able to provide me with any information so I was hoping for some feedback from other patients and those who know...

Created By: Amyamy | 2012-04-18 12:03 | 346 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

 

Our son has been homebound with 20-25 tonic seziures daily.  He is twelve and has had E for 5 years.  He had atypical sbsence seizures for nearly 4 1/2 years.  Just this...

Created By: scytale | 2012-04-17 14:50 | 859 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,

As the subject line states I suffer from constant right sided numbness/sensory loss since August 2010. I also suffer from severe cramps about once a week. The problems started with a...

Created By: Ashleygordon82 | 2012-04-17 11:29 | 284 Views | 3 Comments

We are trying to get my two year old daughter diagnosed w possible absence seizures. The pediatric neurologist we saw in Greensboro, NC was not helpful at all. I told him I felt crazy because at...

Created By: Bharatt | 2012-04-16 03:49 | 196 Views | 1 Comment

Hi! One of my relatives was diagnosed with a cyst on his brain. He had had one tonic-clonic seizure and, perhaps, one partial seizure. A few months later his cyst disappeared and all MRIs and EEGs...

Created By: ajameghan | 2012-04-10 16:43 | 238 Views | 2 Comments

hi, i have just been told that the dr. thinks my 8yr old son has JMepilepsy. my son's grandfather has grand mal epilepsy. it doesn't feel real yet. i'm so overwhelmed and feel kind of confused. we...

Created By: kloser2fine | 2012-04-05 23:45 | 710 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there, so I should preface everything by saying that I have not yet been diagnosed with epilepsy, and quite honestly, hope that I never will. But what's going on is that I'm having these...

Created By: JenSpendlove | 2012-04-03 18:27 | 129 Views | 0 Comments

I was told by my neurologist today that I need to have a video eeg. After researching exactly what that is, I feel I cannot possible do it. I am a survivor of extreme childhood abuse (likely the...

Created By: aggy84 | 2012-04-03 04:26 | 1217 Views | 8 Comments

Hi all!

 Wow, to say I've been on a journey is an understatement.  I've suffered from what I thought was panic/anxiety attacks for coming on 7 years.  I'm 27 years old and this has...

Created By: lewellyn1 | 2012-03-08 10:31 | 104 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I have had tonic-clonic seizures about every 6-8 months for the last four years.  I am currently on Lamictal (just switched from the generic lamotrigine).  I recently had another EEG...

Created By: Masterjen | 2012-03-01 13:25 | 295 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, I am hoping someone can explain to me the difference between MRI with contrast and an MRS, and how they relate to seizure diagnosis. And, why are these considered more diagnostically helpful...

Created By: beautifulgirl71 | 2012-02-18 12:18 | 292 Views | 3 Comments

I need help finding a clinical diagnosis for my son who I believe has absent/petit mal siezures. He has had EEG's and MRIs that have been 'normal', or 'not significant'. I do know that not all...

Created By: micncar | 2012-02-10 14:29 | 338 Views | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone,

I just had an EEG to r/o seizures. I looked at the cd and throughout the entire 72hr eeg there were XL spikes and XL events. The report states normal eeg. It doesn't look...

Created By: rayraykay | 2012-02-07 23:49 | 118 Views | 0 Comments

Anyone have experience with nonconvulsive status epilepticus? My sister in law has had epilepsy for 20 yrs since she was 13 no known cause 4 days ago my crazy mother in law took her off her meds...

Created By: BendyPianist | 2012-02-07 17:06 | 132 Views | 0 Comments

I recently had an ambulatory EEG. The doctor told me that my seizures were Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (stress-induced). I asked for a copy of the report because I did not feel that it was...

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