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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: elsea | 2005-07-07 00:50 | 125 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 | 68 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 | 88 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 | 64 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 | 119 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 | 72 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 | 726 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...

Created By: bandcher | 2005-05-10 06:34 | 1541 Views | 8 Comments

Hi, I was at the doctors in Feb. for an EEG , and as usual they had me hooked up to a heart monitor.  They had the monitor set for 60 beats.  I am a 23 yr. old female, and they would say to me...

Created By: classy1g | 2005-05-09 09:41 | 294 Views | 14 Comments

What exactly would a layman look for in a MRI report, to be conducive to epilepsy? I got my report, and my gaaawd...the language should be rated! Any help would be greatly appreciated!Keep safe......

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-05-08 06:36 | 64 Views | 1 Comment

all of you people have had all these different tests...all my doc has ordered was a couple of EEG's and a few blood tests to check my electrolytes since i had hyponatremia in july. I have an...

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Created By: chips | 2005-04-27 09:24 | 60 Views | 2 Comments

Can a EEG and MRI show if you have seizures,I was told they may come back normal,is this so

Created By: lucycaller | 2005-04-25 16:18 | 148 Views | 13 Comments

hi i was diagnosed with epilepsy 9months ago. i recently went for an VEEG however even though i had three seizures none of them registered on the EEG, i didnt thing this was possible. my doctor...

Created By: speechie | 2005-04-18 11:37 | 1447 Views | 10 Comments

Hi,I am a Speech Pathologist in Australia. I have recently assessed a 9yr old boy who has started stuttering in the past 6-9months. Should I be concerned about epilepsy? I would be interested to...

Created By: lucycaller | 2005-04-12 08:48 | 71 Views | 1 Comment

hi i was diagnosed with epilepsy 9 months ago and despite having a VEEG where i had 3 seizures they were all inconclusive (there was no change in brain activity) yet the doc has said that my...

Created By: kaaye | 2005-04-07 09:53 | 137 Views | 6 Comments

I have posted a few times in regards to my 4 yr old sons tonic clonic seizures as of late (we are still waiting for our neuro appt on the 28th but on Tegretol)....in those posts i mentioned that...

Created By: lisab | 2005-04-05 08:00 | 11354 Views | 99 Comments

Hi, my name is Lisa and this is my first time posting.  I am 39 years and a mother of two daughters.  About 18 months ago, I had two experiences of deja vu.  After the deju vu feeling passed, I...

Created By: britany.haymes | 2005-04-01 12:40 | 77 Views | 2 Comments

I went to the doctor today for some unrelated tests due to my asthma being really bad. I reported about last night where I stood up to get something and the next thing I new I opened my eyes and I...

Created By: knorton105 | 2005-03-28 18:39 | 939 Views | 8 Comments

I need as much information on dealing w/ pseudo seizures as well as "regular" seizures.  The meds for "regular" seizures is not controlling them completely.  All tests (EEG, MRI, CT Scan, blood...

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Created By: icjerk | 2005-03-26 10:09 | 144 Views | 6 Comments

Hello!  My daughter (12 years old), has been fainting for about 5 months.  She has had a bad non-stop headache for months now.  It doesn't ever seem to go away.  She usually has a fainting episode...

Created By: theresab72 | 2005-03-26 09:38 | 147 Views | 4 Comments

My pet scan of the brain had findings.  This is what is said on the report:FINDINGS: "FDG uptake is bilaterally reduced in the inferobasal portion of the temporal lobe, marginally more pronounced...

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