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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

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Created By: icjerk | 2005-03-26 10:09 | 146 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 | 149 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 | 103 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 | 107 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 | 430 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 | 139 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 | 181 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 | 149 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 | 109 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 | 143 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 | 768 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 | 1660 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 | 674 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 | 223 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...

Created By: music | 2005-01-04 17:55 | 234 Views | 3 Comments

Hello I just joined. I have had several brain surgeries, 3 Cerebellum, and one deep in the right temporal lobe (aneurysm), that was the last one , 3 months post op Anyeusm I had a small stroke(TIA...

Created By: jvanv | 2005-01-02 23:31 | 1779 Views | 5 Comments

I'm 25 years old, college grad, living alone and working professionally. Not long ago I was a competitive Mountain and Road Bike racer competing in many national championship events and riding...

Created By: theresab72 | 2004-12-23 19:05 | 658 Views | 2 Comments

Does anyone have any information on these?  My neuro thinks I might be having them.  I've read up on them and according to him there is no great test out there to prove that I do have them.  It is...

Created By: skyscape | 2004-12-12 18:09 | 1654 Views | 34 Comments

My psychiatrist has told me that i have epilepsy, caused by severe depression after I was attacked in the street and suffered harrasment when i lived in a different city. I have never had an...

Created By: theresab72 | 2004-12-08 12:02 | 1732 Views | 8 Comments

After having an EEG, a 24 hr. EEG, and an MRI which all came back normal, my neuro dismissed the notion that I have seizures.Since I remained alert and conscious during my "seizures" he decided to...

Created By: theresab72 | 2004-12-06 18:53 | 714 Views | 11 Comments

Tonight I went to see another neurologist for a second opinion.  I explained the symptoms I have been having lately.  I have seen this neuro twice before, but my symptoms have gotten a little...

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