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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: speechie | 2005-04-18 11:37 | 1214 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 | 61 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 | 114 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 | 9608 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 | 66 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 | 798 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 | 125 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 | 127 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...

Created By: sunflower | 2005-03-02 11:54 | 79 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,I am new here and I was wondering if I could run a few symptoms past you guys? I have an appointment with a neurologist next week and a CT scan too but I'm not really sure if it's all...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-02-16 12:26 | 86 Views | 3 Comments

i would like to know if anyone has sought out a second opinion after a diagnosis or lack there of, and what were the results...? i'm beginning to suspect i may need to do this myself, that's why i...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-02-13 11:06 | 348 Views | 4 Comments

it was originally supposed to be 5 days, monday through friday but i got out early, on thursday afternoon.here's the thing...they did capture a few staring spells. And from what I was told when I...

Created By: ellgee | 2005-02-09 17:40 | 113 Views | 5 Comments

"Migraines are a vascular problem, but EEGs to not pick up or make any abnormal looking waves from a headache.  They don't detect ANY sort of blood flow, just electrical activity.  I am a lisenced...

Created By: kaaye | 2005-02-09 10:40 | 145 Views | 14 Comments

Thank you so much for the help and support you offered when I introduced myself and my son last weekend (I am Karen, mom of 4, dd (10)absence epilepsy, ds(4) currently undx seizure)..we are still...

Created By: raerae80 | 2005-02-07 12:01 | 127 Views | 6 Comments

The first time I ever "passed out", was when I was 17 yrs old.  It was actually in the shower and a very scary experience.  I still remember the absolute fear of waking up from my first episode...

Created By: leslieannmarin | 2005-01-27 11:44 | 95 Views | 3 Comments

Hi, I posted in late November recounting my experience and having been recently diagnosed then "undiagnosed" then diagnosed again.  briefly, i began having these very quick and sudden episodes of...

Created By: crazycow | 2005-01-21 04:21 | 105 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,for years now I have been wondering about the results of an EEG I had done over 10 years ago. The test was needed because I had passed out and had a little seizure, this was wittnessed. I...

Created By: jbo0402 | 2005-01-15 16:38 | 627 Views | 3 Comments

I am  almost at the end of the 1st 72- hour EEG. I don't know how much the EEG will tell them, but I have learned quite a bit about my seizures and fatigue. On Tuesday after the apparatus was...

Created By: erkadrka | 2005-01-09 16:08 | 1315 Views | 11 Comments

I have not been diagnosed, but I am beginning to supiscion that I have been having Simple Partial Seizures.  Please bear with me, it might take a little while to describe my experiences and my...

Created By: jenna1 | 2005-01-08 12:53 | 522 Views | 2 Comments

i have been told by the neuro that he would like to do a 3 day eeg. he didn't say but do they normally do that at home or in hospital?Thanks

Created By: irhobbitish | 2005-01-07 15:39 | 160 Views | 5 Comments

Hello All - I have recently been diagnosed with Autonomic Seizures, but the EEG, MRI, CT tests have all come out clean.  Started with occular Migrane in April 2003.  Progressed to full on migranes...

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