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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: bttngl | 2012-09-16 21:40 | 261 Views | 1 Comment

Thank you for your time~

My 1st seizure was a short tonic w/long unconscious "rag-doll" post-ictyl when I was 18 mos old - exposed to measles - no outbreak of rash - high fever - and this...

Created By: Leah Wilson | 2012-08-02 13:02 | 528 Views | 5 Comments

I wish someone could help me identify and understand the episodes I have. I'm 26 years old, and for as long as I can remember I have been experiencing these...occurrences. I used to think they...

Created By: pewter | 2012-07-29 09:25 | 370 Views | 1 Comment

Background:

So, have been having simple Partial and Partial-Complex seizures (with loss of awareness/loss of consciousness) since 2008.  All earlier EEG tests (sleep deprived, standard,...

Created By: isylvan | 2012-07-24 20:23 | 480 Views | 0 Comments

I went in for my first EEG today. It was just the awake test with the flashing lights and hyperventilating. Lasted about 20 minutes. You keep your eyes closed the whole time, except in the...

Created By: ddd15 | 2012-07-14 09:48 | 363 Views | 3 Comments

Hi all. My 16 yo daughter has a host of medical issues but was recently
hospitalized with intractable pain due to her CRPS (pain disease) and left side weakness.  A day in to
the...

Created By: Dotti | 2012-07-12 10:00 | 796 Views | 11 Comments

Ok..I am 62 yrs old. I started having seizures around Sept-Oct 2010.  After wearing an ambulatory EEG for 3 days, the neuro said there was a lot of activity in the frontal lobes.  He diagnosed...

Created By: serv01 | 2012-07-05 08:25 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

Hello.

First, my english is not so good so sorry for that.

My name is Allesandro and I live in Slovenia (Europe). 27 years old with epileptic, as far we know. Sorry if I am in wrong...

Created By: yellow821 | 2012-07-03 20:54 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

I have been in the Ep. Video Monitoring Unit 3 times in 11 months. I would have events that would not show up on the eeg.  They even wake me up.  But, my eeg's are abnormal in more than 2 areas. ...

Created By: emslive | 2012-06-24 22:34 | 222 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 | 143 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 | 213 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 | 347 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 | 335 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 | 140 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 | 408 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 | 1000 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 | 326 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 | 211 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 | 255 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 | 832 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...

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