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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: ilovedylan | 2006-03-10 17:23 | 126 Views | 4 Comments

my 6 yr old was diagnosed with complex partial seizures, he has complex motor tics as well. i have been to two neuros and neither of them can tell me if he is still having seizures. i think he is...

Created By: tlh64 | 2006-03-06 22:13 | 1281 Views | 11 Comments

Have any of you diagnosed with epilepsy been told you have brain atophy (enlargement of the ventricles of the brain)?
While I was told that my seizures were psychologically caused, my MRI...

Created By: coolbreeze | 2006-02-25 02:23 | 187 Views | 8 Comments

Hello, I have had my spells for over 14 months now. I have had the EEG,MRI and 3 day EEG over 5 months ago. I saw the best neurologist in Vancouver and he found nothing on his tests. Since all...

Created By: ccc | 2006-02-19 22:16 | 104 Views | 3 Comments

My sister had her baby on Friday morning, and while we were all there seeing the baby in the labor room, my mother told me she didn't feel too good. She had missed a lot of sleep the night before...

Created By: Auburn | 2006-02-18 05:21 | 467 Views | 2 Comments

I've been going through loops of seeing different doctors for the past 6 months. It started with my physical. I saw my doctor and everything seemed okay--except when I told him I was having joint...

Created By: Cece55555 | 2006-02-09 23:14 | 134 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 | 115 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 | 84 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 | 166 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 | 61 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 | 57 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 | 276 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 | 3280 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 | 125 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 | 165 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 | 84 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 | 5748 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 | 129 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 | 165 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 | 148 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...

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