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  1. JLogefeil

    Just Got Done With My Neuro App?

    I just got done with my doc app. He just uped my dose so I will be taking 2000mg of Keppra. I asked him about a mood stabilizer and he said if it gets really bad to call him and he'll get me something. He also said twice that if I need anything to call him. So far this doc has helped me and is...
  2. JLogefeil

    Going To My Neuro Appointment Tomorrow?

    I m nervous about going to my neuro appointment. Last time I went he uped my dose, he told me he was going to up my dose after he said "you shouldn't be having seizures if your on AED". I honestly didn't know how to reply to that. I don't know if he knows I was in the hospital twice since I...
  3. A

    Cellulitis All Better, clearing up

    Glad to say that my Cellulitis is clearing up great. Still have a dark spot but it's no longer hot or blood red, can barely see it now. Still on antibiotics but only for 4 more days. I caught it early enough so it didn't get worse thank goodness. From now on I get my shots at my doctor's office...
  4. A

    Would you laugh or be offended

    Okay, my DOCTOR said something to me today & kind of surprised me. I know he was kidding but what do you think? I went to my dad's appointment with him, we have the same doctor and as we left, I saw him talking to one of the other doctors and above that doctor's office, there was a sign that...
  5. M

    Neurologist vs Epileptologist?

    We are new to this and we found out our medical center, where we go for the neurologist, also has a full Epilepsy dept with separate doctors. I haven't been offered a choice right now, and we aren't really understanding what the difference is. Anybody had different results or experiences with...
  6. P

    Ode to a Doctor’s Visit…

    They forget that we live 365 days or 8,760 hours a year with our illness… We see them for four 30 minute visits or 2 hours in that year while we struggling… We spend time planning in anticipation of this precious, important moment… We invest hope and sometimes fear into the event… We have...
  7. JLogefeil

    Maybe It's The Keppra, Chantix, Or Something Else? :(

    I have been peeing a lot. So far just today I have peed 10 times. Last night I started keeping track and so I started keeping track last night. Since 7:30pm till 11:08pm tonight I have peed 14 times. I don't know if the Keppra does this r maybe even Chantix. Can anyone help me? I always get...
  8. A

    I have an appointment with an ENT

    My primary doctor works fast lol. He got me an appointment with the ENT. It's for August 24 at 10:30 AM. I'm still very hoarse. Had to work today & by the time I got done, I could hardly talk I was so hoarse. I trust my doctor but still think it's possibly thryoid related. Anyway, that was...
  9. JLogefeil

    Was In The Hospital Again,

    I was in the hospital again. Went in on Sunday night at like 1 or 2 in the morning, left Monday night. This time everything was off. I can’t all write it down, I mean I can but I’m still drugged up from everything they gave me. So I made videos, if you want to know click on the links. I tried...
  10. JLogefeil

    It Ends Here

    I think it's over for me. Today it happened, I lost it. I just got done crying for two hrs, my hubby thinks its the Keppra. I have made the chose to stop takin my Keppra, the reason behind that is, all the docs I ve been to have or are thinking my seizures are fake. For a year now I havent drove...
  11. JLogefeil

    Just Got Out Of My Nuro App And?

    Basically, all he did is ask how I am and told me he is upping my does of Keppra. Is it a good think that they upend my dose? Does that mean he take me more seriously? Also, my husband told me that I never look at him. When I get scared I don't look at people and I said to my hubby "I noticed...
  12. JLogefeil

    Is All This Normal?

    I had two seizures last night, my hubby said right before he went to work. I also have been tryin to focus on how I feel today so I can explain it to my doctor. So before I tell him I just wanted to run things by you and see if these are normal after a seizure. Again the seizures happened last...
  13. JLogefeil

    What To Expect This Time?

    My 2nd Nuro doc app is on the 30th. What should or shouldn't expect from 2nd appointment?
  14. JLogefeil

    Should I Call My Nuro Doctor And Ask Or Not?

    I have been thinking lately, and I don't know if that's a good thing or a bad thing. anyways...... My husband and I want to move back to Idaho and the only reason we are staying here in Cali is because of the new Nuro doctor I'm seeing. I want to call him and kinda talk to him and see if he...
  15. JLogefeil

    Goin To The Nuroligist Tomorre!!

    Tomorrw at 1:00pm I wall be seeing my Nuroligist Tomorrow. I m so nervous I have never been to one were I actually talk, the other times I have been unconchious( sorry spelled that wrong). Is there anything I should keep in mind? What will be the main reason Im going there to him ? Just to...
  16. J

    New epilepsy doctor?

    Hi, I'm new here. My story- I had a 2lb brain tumor removed in July 2010 about six months later I was diagnosed with epilepsy. I'm 21, and before my surgery my hormones were so messed up I wasn't having a period. I know that's what's causing my seizures, or at least the main contributor. Every...
  17. JLogefeil

    Will This Effect My Diagnosis?

    So I have a question. I have an appointment to see a Nuroligist and I have been during research and I think that I will pass the test. If I pass the test like the physical Nuro test etc will this effect my diagnosis? Also, a person with tonic clonic seizure and they get the Nuro physical and...
  18. JLogefeil

    Can My Seizures Be Causing This?

    I have been noticing lately that I have been forgetting the most simplest things. I always had a little memory problems but it seeems to have gotten worse. Could my TC seizures be causeing this? I also know that there are many kinds of seizures that can cause this and people have been diagnosed...
  19. JLogefeil

    I'm Done!!

    My husband and I went to the hospital here and got the reports of when i went into the hospital. And everything that was said on it is what other peoples options. It said that my mother in law and my sister in law (witch was my best Friend at the time, we only said that so she don't have to sit...
  20. JLogefeil

    Were Can I Get This Help?

    I have seizures and every time I go to the hospital my friends Denise and my mother in law make all my medical decisions and I keeps telling my husband that I don't want them to. Plus when my husband get a little overwhelmed he doesnt speak up, is there any way or paper I can get to fill out...
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