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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: qwertyas | 01/2018 | 0 Comments

I have had 2 ambulatory and video EEGs done and both were abnormal with focal dysfunction in the temporal lobe but no seizure activity. I have “illusions” (I don’t call them “hallucinations”...

Created By: Tysill | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

I am in no way new to epilepsy but this makes the second type of seizure that I have had. The first was one that plagued me as a child, I would wake up in the middle of the night to intense...

Created By: MamaJ | 01/2018 | 4 Comments

I am a 35 year woman with no other health concerns. Last July I was at a dental appointment and within moments of being injected with prilocain among other numbing agents I had my very first...

Created By: mamainpink | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

My daughter’s neurologist is out of town and we can’t get any feedback on her recent sleep deprived EEG. I don’t know enough about EEGs to know how concerned we should be and whether to push for a...

Created By: Erick C | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

I had a 7 Day EEG where I was taken off all meds and they couldn't get a seizure to happen. They said since no seizures happened mu seizures were psychiatric disorder called conversion...

Created By: Erinking1129 | 12/2017 | 2 Comments

As I’m reading more about epilepsy, I read research and case studies that say narcolepsy with cataplexy is often misdiagnosed as epilepsy. Does anyone have experience with this theory or input? I’...

Created By: henryfox00 | 12/2017 | 4 Comments

Since November this year I've had 8 partial seizures. I'm 17 and have to do my final exams to get into college in June, I'm planning to emigrate and the lack of progress on...

Created By: Erinking1129 | 12/2017 | 9 Comments

Hello,

I am 31 years old and just had my first seizure, ever, when my daughter (2nd child) was about 3-4 months old. I have no history of seizures. I'm working with a neurologist and a...

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Created By: emsee | 12/2017 | 2 Comments

I'm 19 and I had 1 confirmed seizure then 1 unwitnessed but suspected seizure. I believe they were both tonic clonic seizures as well.The first seizure was the day before I moved into college...

Created By: kburnett | 12/2017 | 0 Comments

I am looking for a doctor that specializes in Epilepsy in or around Baton Rouge, La. Thank you for any suggestions!

Created By: southernsweets12 | 12/2017 | 1 Comment

Does anyone ever have deja vu about the same thing over and over? I had an episode in October of 2017, in which I got sick from the deja vu. I had to pull my car over to puke and felt like my...

Created By: Justinexelizabeth | 11/2017 | 1 Comment

So, I’m very new here. Starting at the end of September I had episodes extremely early in the morning, while driving, where my vision would get “smeared,” my stomach would jump into my throat, I...

Created By: chloehelser | 11/2017 | 1 Comment

On 10/27/17, I walked into a room of strobe lights at a haunted house and almost instantly went into a tonic-clonic seizure. I could feel it coming on as my eyes began to flutter, and my neck...

Created By: Cybes | 11/2017 | 0 Comments

Hi. My daughter (aged 2), has been having absent seizures for about a year (very sporadic). She has had a test, but results came back normal. She hadn't had any seizures for a few weeks,...

Created By: Mommmyof4 | 11/2017 | 6 Comments

Hi there, my daughter is 8 years old and was diagnosed with epilepsy Bach in August. She had one normal EEG in May after suffering from a seizure (we aren't sure what type). Drs told me it...

Created By: Ymshome | 11/2017 | 1 Comment

Can you please help me diagnose this?

My 6 year old daughter started having seizures about 3 weeks ago. She turns her head all the way to the left and then rolls her eyes to the upper left...

Created By: Rosmol85 | 10/2017 | 1 Comment

Hello and thank you for reading this. I have a question that can prob only be definitively answered by a specialist, but i wanted to see what others might think. I have been a diagnosed epileptic...

Created By: southernsweets12 | 10/2017 | 1 Comment

I hope this makes sense.

Today I was driving and had an episode of Déjà Vu. The more I tried to figure out why I thought I had had this thought before, I got a super bad headache followed...

Created By: Amelia L | 10/2017 | 3 Comments

I got an EEG and this is what the results said:

"This EEG performed during wakefulness and drowsiness is abnormal. The posterior dominant rhythm is still normal alpha, symmetric....

Created By: PhilMay | 10/2017 | 10 Comments

I need to run something by all of you . I am 36 years old and the past decade of my life has been riddled with a variety of seizure like activity. I have an extensive mental health history as well...

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