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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: vanillabean | 2005-08-17 07:17 | 275 Views | 13 Comments

Hi, I just had my EEG results : it is completely normal. I still have derealization (world like is in a fog) and depersonalization 9I just feel like not myself like the self I was before pregnancy...

Created By: pine | 2005-08-11 13:51 | 75 Views | 2 Comments

I'm extremely frustrated as I think I've had TLE for the past 15 years and can't get the diagnosis or support that I need to get through this. I just saw a second neuro after having had a normal...

Created By: llparker | 2005-08-09 20:09 | 69 Views | 2 Comments

I've been active on here since I joined, here's another dilema. Best doc I ever had, a neuro- Sandy Mc Gaffigan, here in atl. she finally diagnosed me, and LISTENED to me, and EMPATHIZED with me....

Created By: rockonpuppys | 2005-08-08 19:21 | 220 Views | 4 Comments

Hi Everyone.I just turned 17 and I’m a bit confuse. When I was 10 I was diagonis with Absence Epilepsy. I took medicen to reduce them and every few months I would have a EEG. When I was 14 I had...

Created By: seekinginfo | 2005-07-28 22:32 | 570 Views | 9 Comments

has anyone ever gone thru a 96 hr Video EEG, have "episodes" or "events"  and yet nothing showed on EEG?My hubby is in Hospital all this week for 96 Hour Video EEG. He experienced an episode the...

Created By: vanillabean | 2005-07-27 13:48 | 1866 Views | 8 Comments

Hi, I will do a sleep deprived EEG friday, I never did this. I don't know what to do thursday. Can we eat in the night before? I know we can't take caffeine, but can we take cafeine-free diet coke...

Created By: vanillabean | 2005-07-26 17:06 | 102 Views | 6 Comments

Hi,  If someone wants to chat. I am very stressed about possibility of tle and sd eeg soon... thanks Van xx

Created By: vanillabean | 2005-07-24 10:48 | 579 Views | 19 Comments

Hi, I am 30, and suffer from depersonalization and derealization since mt cesarean, 2 years ago. I have memory and orientation problems, as well as depression. I see a psychiatrist and a...

Created By: theresab72 | 2005-07-19 09:32 | 102 Views | 6 Comments

Hi everyone,It's been a while since I was here, but have continued to read some of the posts out of curiousity.  Back in June of 04, I started having these seizure-like episodes, but my EEG's and...

Created By: yannie44 | 2005-07-16 00:32 | 995 Views | 23 Comments

I have been re-reading notes I made about my son in 2003 (hoped I wouldn't need them anymore but symptoms are back again) and hoped anyone who has myoclonic jerks could tell me if these episodes...

Created By: jacquimakk | 2005-07-15 20:11 | 68 Views | 1 Comment

In the last two and a half years i have had about 7-8 seizures.  never before did i have them and not until recently did a doctor even know what was happening to me.  the first 4 episodes were...

Created By: maive | 2005-07-15 19:52 | 124 Views | 16 Comments

I have been told that next week I will be checked in to Shands Jacksonville for 2or3 days for some kind of video and scan monitoring while I sleep? I have a lot of seizures at night and they want...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-07-09 15:21 | 138 Views | 11 Comments

I'm curious about my latest EEG (performed last Wed.). My neuro said that it showed post-ictal activity in my left posterior temporal lobe. What's curious is that the post-ictal activity has...

Created By: elsea | 2005-07-07 00:50 | 107 Views | 4 Comments

What was it like? Were they able to do some definitive diagnosing afterward? How do they keep you awake anyway - Do you stay awake at home and then go in? THank-you for your response!!!Elsea3...

Created By: phantomspandora | 2005-06-23 21:40 | 57 Views | 2 Comments

Hello, my name is Alexis, and I'm 23 years of age. I found this site because a few weeks ago I started having petit mals. I am waiting to be diagnosed with E. Back in march I went to the ER...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-05-28 15:55 | 79 Views | 4 Comments

i contacted the Minnesota Epilepsy Group and discussed all my of my symptoms and all, and my "history" and all that kind of stuff and they want me to do another video EEG ASAP because my symptoms...

Created By: jfer217 | 2005-05-28 12:14 | 56 Views | 2 Comments

Im 30 and had my first seizure April 1 ...it happened at around 4 am and my husband said it lasted about 15 minutes. I sat in the hospital for almost 3 days while they ran every test and they all...

Created By: lisab | 2005-05-25 11:53 | 112 Views | 9 Comments

Good Morning,  I have been having deja vu sensations about twice a year since 2003.  In 2003 I had a MRI which was clear and decided not to see a neurologist.  In March of this year, I had two...

Created By: sunshine79 | 2005-05-21 09:04 | 65 Views | 2 Comments

First of all, let me say I am so glad to find you all.  It's nice to know you're not alone.  Since I am the only one in my family with epilepsy, I was beginning to feel like my own little island!I...

Created By: jessica25 | 2005-05-10 18:39 | 659 Views | 32 Comments

Hi Everyone,I know this is a touchy subject but I need more info on it if anyone has experience of this. The docs have told me they think my 'episodes' are non-epileptic because I had one on EEg...

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