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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: susieq | 2006-09-20 17:06 | 192 Views | 6 Comments

I am a candiate for a right temporal lobectomy. Tuesday, Oct 10th I am going in for a Intracerebral Depth Electrode Monitoring test. It's similar to Video/EEG monitoring with the exception of...

Created By: jj84gal | 2006-09-19 16:36 | 145 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

I had a test a while ago to see if we could catch me having a sez. espailly a tonic clonic, and we did. Well the thing is the doctor told me it was a generalized sez. but...

Created By: helenpe1 | 2006-09-19 12:54 | 1382 Views | 7 Comments

I have recently become aware of the fda warnings regarding mri-caused injuries in patients with implanted neurological stimulators, such as the vagus nerve stimulator. I have had a vagus nerve...

Created By: troyszki | 2006-09-14 12:27 | 91 Views | 4 Comments

For the last 6 months I've been having dizzy spells and felt extremely anxious - having atleast 3 panic attacks that I can think of. So, I've been seeing a therapist for the stress.

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Created By: Michtom | 2006-09-03 19:18 | 107 Views | 4 Comments

Just for information the following link ( www.abc.net.au/rn/healthreport) will take you to an interview on epilepsy research, eeg readings and...

Created By: sometimes I hate doctors | 2006-08-30 23:01 | 64 Views | 1 Comment

I was "diagnosed" a year ago with anti-epileptic seizures. By a doctor that hardly did any tests like a MRI or Veeg etc. He was not a specialist in epilepsy. So I continue to have tonic-clonic...

Created By: pookin | 2006-08-28 22:04 | 179 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 | 102 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 | 723 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 | 102 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 | 171 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 | 68 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 | 182 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 | 202 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 | 90 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 | 79 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 | 216 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 | 1660 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 | 51 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 | 78 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...

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