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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: ladybug | 2006-07-10 10:45 | 42 Views | 1 Comment

Hey all,

I go to find out the results from all the tests I've had run in the last couple of months and am almost sick to my stomach. Tests include: VEEG, PET scan, MRI, cognitive memory,...

Created By: vrawls | 2006-07-08 16:34 | 63 Views | 1 Comment

My 6yr old daughter had a 23hr video EEG at the beginning of May, to this day...I still have not received the results. Of course I have called sev times and I was told there is only one person...

Created By: heidi | 2006-07-06 13:36 | 91 Views | 3 Comments

Ok, I write to you in desperation. I was recently taken off of Keppra by my neurologist, who decided that I am not having seizures because I had a normal EEG and MRI. Although I am apparently...

Created By: brennanshalee | 2006-07-01 21:16 | 276 Views | 7 Comments

I am having problems with the dyes that they give you for the MRI . They found out that I am allergic to it . Now they are telling me that I am having in stead of sz. I am having migrains with out...

Created By: sometimes I hate doctors | 2006-06-29 21:49 | 42 Views | 0 Comments

How stressful or a traumatic experience does one have to have to be considered their seizures to be anti-epileptic? When maybe another patient may have the same results where nothing has showed up...

Created By: SoccerFreak248 | 2006-06-28 18:29 | 52 Views | 0 Comments

I heard of Lennox Gastuex syndrome and it states that most kids with it develope menatl retardation by age 5. I was wondering if you could develope atuism instead of mental retardation because of...

Created By: heidi | 2006-06-15 13:10 | 417 Views | 12 Comments

I've read some similar posts to this one, but humor me here; I just have to vent.

I've been bouncing back and forth between a general practitioner and a neurologist who can't seem to...

Created By: tstkdhap | 2006-06-13 14:23 | 327 Views | 3 Comments

I have a son that is now 15 years of age. At the age of 9 he started seizuring for no reason. The standard things were done, MRI, CT scan, etc, everything was normal. He had no injury, no high...

Created By: xxslmshdy1017xx | 2006-06-13 08:57 | 114 Views | 7 Comments

For the past 8 months, (I am 18 years old), I have been having these shaking attacks. You know, it's so hard to explain though. I begin to get very dizzy and I getthis weird.. almost vibrating...

Created By: ladybug | 2006-06-08 08:10 | 89 Views | 5 Comments

I know it sounds like I might be jumping ahead a bit. So bear with me. I've been going through the testing to see if I'm a candidate for surgery. So far, so good. Anyway, the epi's assistant was...

Created By: mks1022 | 2006-06-05 17:32 | 71 Views | 1 Comment

My EEG results read "no focal changes seen, but several bursts of high amplitude, generalized slowing is seen" Can anyone tell me what this means? Thanks!

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-05-29 13:37 | 55 Views | 4 Comments

I was supposed to have an EEG on Wednesday afternoon. Apparently there was a scheduling problem with the tech.

So.... no, they didn't reschedule it for further away. It was changed to...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-28 10:11 | 87 Views | 3 Comments

Hi guys, well there is an awful lot on here about epilepsy, but like a lot of you i have been diagnosed with non epileptic attack disorder or nes or psudoseizures. I thought that it may be helpful...

Created By: txrhb1 | 2006-05-24 22:04 | 57 Views | 0 Comments

Anyone have any experience with having a VNS implant and having an endoscopy done? I had a tumor removed from my esophagus a few years ago, and I just got notice from my gastro doc that they have...

Created By: ImaCrazyMom | 2006-05-24 21:58 | 56 Views | 0 Comments

We just flew a thousand or so miles and paid $6500 for my little one to have an MEG, thinking the MEG would tell us for sure if his seizures were localized to the 'damage' site (he had...

Created By: sometimes I hate doctors | 2006-05-24 20:36 | 148 Views | 10 Comments

First thank you to anyone who may read this at all:

I am a 20 year old female, and I am in need of some guidance. This website is full of information, and I am not sure where to start...

Created By: joshua2006 | 2006-05-22 16:42 | 92 Views | 2 Comments

Does EEG show or rule out if the seizure injury related or due to other causes?

A generalized seizure seems to be unlikely from an injury because it involves the whole brain, while a non-...

Created By: texasholly | 2006-05-21 00:46 | 999 Views | 9 Comments

Hi all I am new to this site and looking for some insight. My 15 year old daughter started having seizures ( back & neck rigid and full body shaking/jerking) on April 7th. After two trips to...

Created By: kellyslater | 2006-05-18 08:09 | 77 Views | 2 Comments

Hi

I am a bit new to this, so please bear with me. I have been having grand mal seizures since the age of 17 I am now 31 in total I have 8 seizures I know I am a very lucky person in deed...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-17 18:55 | 42 Views | 0 Comments

Recently I was hospitalized for epilepsy testing. Partly because I had read a lot about epilepsy, I had some ideas about why might happen. On my third night in the hospital, the doctors (three of...

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