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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: Cece55555 | 2006-02-09 23:14 | 126 Views | 3 Comments

About 2 years I was at work and feel into a Gran Maul my first seizure ever, I had 4 more that week my life has fallen apart ever since. I am on my 3rd neurologist, I've had countless EEG even...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-02-09 13:06 | 101 Views | 5 Comments

I've read about others going in for VEEG countless times, yet, now that it's my turn, I am SCARED. I know, the process isn't painful. It's dull...I am prepared for that. What I'm mostly so afraid...

Created By: sleyrus | 2006-02-02 15:17 | 78 Views | 2 Comments

My neurologist *thinks* I am having seizures. I say *thinks* because he is not certain, and 3 EEGs and an MRI show nothing abnormal.

My episodes have been occuring 3-4 times a year for 13...

Created By: edwa7152 | 2006-01-28 17:19 | 145 Views | 2 Comments

My son had an eeg come back abnormal and the doc. ordered a video eeg. It also came back abnormal with spikes(?) in the right side of the brain. However, he does not seem to be having any...

Created By: Clip | 2006-01-26 20:13 | 56 Views | 0 Comments

Just before I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis I was on Flagyl (Metronidazol) for a few days and it made me very sick. Flagyl is not supposed to be given to people with a history of seizures...

Created By: Tisha30 | 2006-01-21 16:17 | 53 Views | 0 Comments

Can anyone tell me what it means when the MRI shows normal shading, but shows artifacts in the area of the base of the skull?! These were the results I received from the nurse because the dr was...

Created By: jj84gal | 2006-01-20 01:51 | 254 Views | 3 Comments

Help me find an Epileptologist please!!! I'm about ready to crawl out of my skin, these seziures are driving me mad! I just had a sleep study done (it was a sleep eeg, but they were also cheaking...

Created By: bevs | 2006-01-15 14:56 | 2886 Views | 8 Comments

hi every one can any one tell me what a sleep deprivation eeg is and what it entails? i know i should of asked more questions when i saw my neuro but it was one of those moments when everything...

Created By: kekath | 2006-01-14 16:47 | 114 Views | 3 Comments

Does anyone know if there are cases of Absence Seizures happen in children who are 17 months old? Is that possible?

Created By: nisdin | 2006-01-12 05:43 | 155 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

Posting here for the first time. I have a 4 year old son who has an abnormal EEG, with some autistic features like spinning for long time, delay in speech, communication and...

Created By: Leah | 2006-01-04 21:24 | 76 Views | 1 Comment

Last April "babyz" posted a note about her six month old son who was having episodes of staring, not breathing, followed by a period where he was "out of it." The subsequent posts didn't indicate...

Created By: jj84gal | 2006-01-03 23:40 | 5150 Views | 13 Comments

Hello everyone,

I hope everybody had a great christmas/new year!

I had a question about Sleep Apnea causing epi.
on the day after christmas I had another tonic clonic which was...

Created By: tnpeach | 2006-01-02 22:29 | 117 Views | 7 Comments

It's a feeling like I'm ice skating, right next to a cliff. I keep skating up to the edge and stop, but eventually I don't stop, and go right over the edge. My face tingles, my heart races, I'm...

Created By: stillasking | 2005-12-23 00:23 | 157 Views | 9 Comments

Hello.

I'd much appreciate some feedback on this:

I've had inconclusive investigations over the past 3-4 years, since a L temporal lobe abnormality was first found on EEG. I'm not...

Created By: staciem | 2005-12-21 19:14 | 137 Views | 3 Comments

Hello all! It has been quite some time since I posted. A little history in case no one remembers me, I was in a MVA (rear ended while stopped, other car going 40 mph, hit head on head rest, had...

Created By: scotland1981 | 2005-12-15 20:45 | 196 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone heard of Topamax causing a false reading on an EEG? My family doctor sent me to a neurologist because of headaches. The neurologist wanted to do an EEG, MRI, Sleep study, and blood work...

Created By: jjbeck419 | 2005-12-09 21:25 | 294 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all. I have a 19 MO w/ mild to moderate rt hemi CP ( effected on left side).
Her speech and language are above average for her age. And her cognitive abilities are pretty up there for her...

Created By: james | 2005-12-07 11:33 | 564 Views | 9 Comments

hey guys
big question i know, seems like yo gotta go through a lot of scans and doctors before they can tell you for sure!!!

anyway the topic of de ja vu came up in discussion with a...

Created By: suse | 2005-11-28 13:40 | 64 Views | 2 Comments

Can someone have a 'normal' EEG and still have seizure activity?

Created By: rocking4epilepsy | 2005-11-27 12:34 | 82 Views | 1 Comment

I found this a few weeks ago and thougth it was worth sharing.
Very interesting article,,,

http://health....

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