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abi07x

448d

does anyone know what happens at an neurologist appointment? i had them a lot when i was younger but i can’t remember them i’m 17 now i’m from the uk as well

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    • hydroepilepic21

      305d

      If it's your first visit most of the time they will do an EEG, I had to when I started going to an adult neurologist.

    • hydroepilepic21

      305d

      If it's your first visit most of the time they will do an EEG, I had to when I started going to an adult neurologist.

    • ScroodleDoo

      316d

      One thing I'll say is even if you see your neurologist (I used to see mine once a year and one of the appointments lasted a grand total of 2 minutes after it took me an hour and a half to get there), ask if you can be referred to a specialist epilepsy nurse. Mine has basically saved my life, she's just utterly wonderful so definitely worth looking into!

    • BrandonSay

      321d

      I had an SEEG versus an EEG last time I saw my neurology team to learn that my seizures come from both hippocampi and I was a perfect candidate for an rns implant which they will be scheduling for me in the next week. In the meantime I have staples and stitches in my head to deal with that won't get removed until the 10th and then I'll be able to get back to driving again

    • JuliusSeizure

      446d

      I see an epileptologist, not just a general neurologist. But usually he just asks me about my seizures and/or auras I’ve had since I last saw him, and side effects of my meds. Then he suggests whether I should increase or decrease my meds, or switch to a different one. Aside from that, the nurse just does the general stuff. Check my weight, blood pressure, etc. If I have severe side effects from my meds, sometimes he’ll order some blood tests too.

      • DederJr

        325d

        @JuliusSeizure What is an epileptologist?

        • JuliusSeizure

          305d

          @DederJr A doctor who specializes in epilepsy.

    • sleepmango

      447d

      It depends on how bad your seizures are. For me, they weigh me, ask how I'm doing, and we talk about the meds. When I was younger sometimes i did EKGs

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