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Topic: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Testing

Created By: jbo0402 | 01/2005 | 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 | 01/2005 | 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 | 01/2005 | 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 | 01/2005 | 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 | 01/2005 | 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 | 01/2005 | 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 | 12/2004 | 5 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 | 12/2004 | 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 | 12/2004 | 10 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 | 12/2004 | 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...

Created By: labspanielmix | 12/2004 | 1 Comment

Hi, folks. I am new here, so please bear with me! My second-opinion epileptologist received two video-EEG CDs to examine. She wrote notations regarding right temporal lobe sharp waves or spikes...

Created By: jessie1508 | 11/2004 | 4 Comments

I am a 26 year old female, diagnosed with epilepsy ~ one year ago (Undiagnosed since the age of 5). My seizures slowly progressed in severity, therefore the late diagnosis (and multiple incorrect...

Created By: theresab72 | 11/2004 | 77 Comments

I've had these "seizure-like" episodes for 5 months now.  The first one I had started while I was sitting at my desk at work and I had an aura for about an hour where I got this zig-zag line in...

Created By: fufa345 | 11/2004 | 5 Comments

i have had what i thought to be aniety/panic attacks for 15 years.. i had an abnormal ee g in 2000 and therefore may have partial seizures.. i feel is if i am going crazy.  i cant remember much  i...

Created By: tessasmom | 06/2004 | 17 Comments

My 7 yr old daughter just finished 48 hours of CCTV with inconclusive results. She has had Absence Epilepsy, but has been seizure/meds free for 8 months. During hyperventilation at her last...

Created By: gemelos | 06/2004 | 1 Comment

I haven't been diagnosed with epilepsy yet was wondering if anyone else has the same symptoms as me.Things usually happen when im just dropping off to sleep or just about to wake, im aware of a...

Created By: sp4zzm | 04/2004 | 4 Comments

how do i know if i have generalized, partial, or complex seizures? i have progressive juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, but can't remember which seizure type it is considered. or do i need to ask my...

Created By: lewiskt | 02/2004 | 3 Comments

Hi. I am 21 years old and i started having seizures about 4 years ago. I am diagnosed with having Temporal lobe seizures. I just recieved the results of an MRI and was told that my left temporal...

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