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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: pookin | 2006-08-28 22:04 | 173 Views | 14 Comments

I have been having seizures for about 10 years now. I am 32. Everyone else seems to know the type of seizures they have and why they have them, etc.
I've been to several different...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-08-25 16:32 | 97 Views | 6 Comments

Can anyone explain what the difference on this type of MRI is and why after 3 years of having about 10 MRI's that I wouldn't have had one already?My EPI is booked until January. If anyone could...

Created By: Karatanoron | 2006-08-23 19:24 | 672 Views | 1 Comment

Hi!
I have a daughter who has Epilepsy and the doctors always ask me if it runs in the family. I always say no but I remembered once when I was a kid something strange happened to me....

Created By: EllieW | 2006-08-20 18:22 | 94 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, I am very new here. I had gone to another forum and they seemed to only favor 'One question/comment' posts, and somewhat made their posters feel uncomfortable about posting in fear of a "If...

Created By: Michtom | 2006-08-17 23:44 | 160 Views | 3 Comments

At the moment I'm probably feeling like so many other people on this website do or have felt - desperate to try and define what is going on with my daughter. She seems to have some of the classic...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-08-01 15:18 | 65 Views | 1 Comment

As you know, I've been diagnosed with partial seizures, mostly simple partial but some complex partial.

I had one 20 minute EEG, which came out normal. I had an MRI, which came out normal...

Created By: elijahstrust | 2006-07-31 17:56 | 169 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,

I am new and looking for some guidance.

just received by fax the preliminary EEG report on my son (he had a sleep deprived EEG because we've been noticing leg twitches...

Created By: age 33 | 2006-07-24 14:50 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

I started to get epileptic fits about 8 years ago. No centre of the fits has been found on MR nor is epilepsy proven by EEG. The fits are however still there.. I have tried lots of different...

Created By: moody_mommy | 2006-07-19 19:34 | 86 Views | 2 Comments

Hi there -
I apologize in advance if this goes rather long, but my family has lots of different siezure issues and I am feeling a bit unsure about the best way to keep things organized and...

Created By: keti | 2006-07-16 11:45 | 76 Views | 2 Comments

For most of my life (i'm 19) i have had "episodes" where i would get dizzy and see black spots floating around and then one of my arms would shake uncontrollably for a minute or so. I never really...

Created By: heidi | 2006-07-13 12:13 | 206 Views | 13 Comments

Here I am again! I feel like I'm hogging the diagnostic dilemma forum. I need feedback on this, though.

My neurologist has agreed to schedule me for a video EEG, to see if the episodes I am...

Created By: Avalon | 2006-07-12 10:52 | 1546 Views | 18 Comments

Hello-

I'm new to this site and found it in hopes that someone might be experiencing the same things I am.

In January or just before, I began having problems comprehending what I...

Created By: ladybug | 2006-07-10 10:45 | 48 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 | 76 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 | 105 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 | 337 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 | 49 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 | 65 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 | 438 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 | 367 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...

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