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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: jfer217 | 2005-05-28 12:14 | 79 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 | 159 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 | 93 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 | 907 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 | 1957 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 | 360 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 | 79 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 | 75 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 | 179 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 | 1843 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 | 88 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 | 196 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 | 14050 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 | 97 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 | 1189 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 | 176 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 | 185 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 | 123 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 | 132 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 | 505 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...

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