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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: ajameghan | 2012-04-10 16:43 | 210 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 | 574 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 | 113 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 | 950 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 | 86 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 | 258 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 | 250 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 | 265 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 | 101 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 | 113 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...

Created By: fleamcgee | 2012-02-07 08:42 | 220 Views | 2 Comments

Hi All,

I have a 23 year old daughter who has been diagnosed with Rolandic Epilepsy, has had 3 mris with normal reports but EEG with the expected spiking and...

Created By: aj85 | 2012-02-03 13:35 | 148 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, everyone! My first time posting here. I've had seizures for about 6 months. Started as a once a month type of thing. But now in January it's been a couple of times a week. They happened...

Created By: 414NZA | 2012-01-29 02:27 | 155 Views | 1 Comment

I was reading an old forum from '08 about someone having seizures from smoking marijuana. A lot of people seemed to believe that weed stops seizures, so I thought I'd join and post a forum based...

Created By: Jodie Powell | 2012-01-27 22:26 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

If you have been just diagnosed, eeg's and other tests are all normal, not responding to medications, have extreme fatigue, digestive issues that cannot be explained, joint pain, and other...

Created By: columbia.epilepsy.study | 2012-01-25 16:01 | 91 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone,

I am part of a study at Columbia University which hopes to build upon the collected wisdom of people living with epilepsy to inform research about how people take control of...

Created By: caandahl | 2012-01-19 10:19 | 157 Views | 0 Comments

I went to the records department at childrens and got a copy,I called the developmental pediatrician and she is going to consult w/neuro.
it said he had frequent discharges that increased...

Created By: krc90 | 2012-01-15 13:22 | 302 Views | 1 Comment

Hello..

I am writing to you all today because I am very nervous about something. It may seem funny, or stupid, or crazy, I don't know. But I feel like I can't ever find an answer that will...

Created By: topbanana | 2012-01-14 09:26 | 111 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am just wondering what "phase reversal" means on my child's abnormal EEGs. She has complex partial seizures always with spikes and sharp waves and phase reversal over P2-P4. I know...

Created By: allegroismyhorse | 2012-01-11 17:05 | 244 Views | 1 Comment

Okay, so I recently got diagnosed with the autism spectrum disorder, Aspergers. I already have epilepsy but I'm trying to more understand the link between epilepsy and autism. Could you please...

Created By: rosemarycmi | 2012-01-10 17:29 | 119 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I don't know if anyone can help me but here goes.  In August of last year I woke up with a headach on the right side of my head.  I went and got myself a glass of juice and when I finished it...

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