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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: scotland1981 | 2005-12-15 20:45 | 218 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 | 320 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 | 628 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 | 70 Views | 2 Comments

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

Created By: rocking4epilepsy | 2005-11-27 12:34 | 87 Views | 1 Comment

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

http://health....

Created By: chuui | 2005-11-23 23:30 | 93 Views | 3 Comments

GENERAL BACKGROUND:
I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy a little more than a year ago. I was skeptical of the diagnosis, so I went to a neurologist a few months ago to get a second...

Created By: tlh64 | 2005-11-16 13:30 | 165 Views | 10 Comments

Hi to all of you.
I have a similar situation to several people posting on this site. My eeg and MRI came back normal, but I have exhibited symptoms of seizures. For the past several...

Created By: missy_hp | 2005-11-15 09:33 | 2450 Views | 18 Comments

I am a 26 year old female and have had seizures for the about
6 years now. The cause is unknown. Every month or so I go
through "episodes" of rapid heartbeats. After a day or two they...

Created By: agyat_theunknown | 2005-10-18 11:28 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

One of the symptoms of Epilepsy stated here is - Eyes becoming glossy

Is it possible to have only this symptom, confirming 'epilepsy' or this may be associated with other diseases too?...

Created By: fastfingers | 2005-10-02 18:26 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

I have had migraines with aura for 3 years and was treated with Topamax, which worked great, although it killed my short term memory. Within the last 6 months I have had 3 strange episodes, one in...

Created By: Maggie | 2005-09-29 21:50 | 87 Views | 4 Comments

Well I went to the epileptologist for the first time yesterday.I really liked her,so that's a good thing!Since all my tests came back normal she wants to repeat the VEEG and also have the heart...

Created By: yannie44 | 2005-09-22 09:37 | 75 Views | 0 Comments

Can anyone please shed some light on these results from an MRI scan?

"Three foci of abnormal high signal were seen. The largest of these was in the left mesial temporal pole subcortical...

Created By: angels and airwaves | 2005-09-18 16:12 | 849 Views | 3 Comments

Hi I don't know if anyone out there can help me.. I have been having these odd turns for a couple of years now and thought I was going out of my mind. I saw a new GP recently who referred me for...

Created By: lmcg82 | 2005-09-03 08:30 | 56 Views | 2 Comments

Has anyone been misdiagnosed with NEAD and later been diagnosed with epilepsy?

I ask this as I have been diagnosed with non-epileptic attacks after having one normal eeg and am concerned...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-08-31 11:22 | 60 Views | 0 Comments

I just did another VEEG in July, for 7 days, and it was normal( well they called it "pretty good"). They did neuropsychological testing on me and discovered huge gaps between my verbal skills and...

Created By: vanillabean | 2005-08-17 07:17 | 341 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 | 86 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 | 81 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 | 244 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 | 672 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...

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