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Old 10-21-2008, 12:31 PM   #5
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Re: recent signs

Yeah, good luck w/the MRI! The dye isn't that bad, really. They don't use a heck of a lot. And they don't always use contrast, either! It can't hurt to see a neurologist and definately have an EEG.

I had a major blow to the back of my head this past January and it took a looooong time for the funky symptoms to dissipate. I had a seizure (oh, I was diagnosed with adult-onset Epilepsy 3 yrs. ago) as I was leaving the shower, I smacked my head on some sort of very hard, pointy surface (vanity? wooden laundry basket?) and lost consciousness. When I awoke there was blood everywhere.

The hubby forced me to the ER where I needed stitches and proceeded to have yet another complex partial seizure and the doc made me have a head CT. A mild concussion, or what I call, really rattling your brain in its cage, can truly do a number on you. I was seeing spots in my line of vision for weeks...not to mention the dizziness, fatigue and nausea. (and increased seizure activity.)

But again, an EEG can't hurt.

All the best!

Last edited by dogmom; 10-21-2008 at 12:38 PM.