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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: spiraldreams | 2006-03-31 16:29 | 81 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,
I have had weird symptoms all my life but in the past few years have had a new problem emerge that is getting harder and harder to deal with. Here is my history, just FYI:

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Created By: rebpow | 2006-03-31 15:24 | 88 Views | 1 Comment

I'm scheduled to have an EEG next month to try to figure out where my partial seizures are happening. The neurologist who scheduled it did not tell me how long they'll want me there. He said I...

Created By: nunezs01 | 2006-03-30 12:53 | 88 Views | 2 Comments

My son is 12 years old and about 6-7 years ago he had what was told to me was a seizure. What happend then and still happens till this day is that his left arm and hand starts shaking alot (if he...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-03-23 13:21 | 73 Views | 0 Comments

Starting about five weeks ago had multiple daily seizures (or so I believe them to be) weird mental/visual pictures of colors and deja vu over the experience followed by confusion all of this...

Created By: evansmom | 2006-03-20 00:52 | 176 Views | 4 Comments

My 11 month old had an EEG on the 8th and an MRI on the 9th both came back normal. How many times do they do an EEG on little ones before they find something that leads them to belive that I as a...

Created By: zoe49576 | 2006-03-19 21:48 | 75 Views | 1 Comment

Hi. I am trying to figure out what the difference between Epilepsy and a Seizure Disorder is. My first Neurologist has referred me on to another doctor that specializes in Seizures because she can...

Created By: zoe49576 | 2006-03-19 21:47 | 84 Views | 1 Comment

Hi. I am trying to figure out what the difference between Epilepsy and a Seizure Disorder is. My first Neurologist has referred me on to another doctor that specializes in Seizures because she can...

Created By: kahutch | 2006-03-16 13:53 | 67 Views | 1 Comment

I was in a car wreck a year ago. I was doing 85 mph at impact. About 2 or 3 days later I started having these violent mucle twitches throughout every muscle imaginable. All I could do was just lay...

Created By: rloves4 | 2006-03-12 14:42 | 100 Views | 3 Comments

Hello. hope someone out there knows something about the metabolism . I dont. need some help. Im new and loving this site! my son Donald has alot of issues, epilepsy is just one of them. ( i just...

Created By: ilovedylan | 2006-03-10 17:23 | 149 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 | 1419 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 | 207 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 | 114 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 | 534 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 | 147 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 | 125 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 | 93 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 | 182 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 | 66 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 | 64 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...

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