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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
See neurologist: The EEG does not explain speech disorders, you must see your pediatrician or neurologist for an evaluation.Family history, other medical conditions, b ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Mild disorganization: There have been attempts to understand brain development with EEG for many years. 30 years ago they tried BEAM (brain electrical activity mapping) to ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
Try OMT: A trial of osteopathic cranial treatment at that age can have dramatic effects in the hands of a doctor experienced in the treatment of children. http ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not significant: At this age eeg is not helpful and should actually show posterior slowing of youth. Most boys this age have trouble producing speech but understand w ... Read More
A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not clear: It could be due to medications or brain injury or systemic poisons. If there is severe slowing, it could indicate deep coma with poor chances of recov ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Gray
53 years experience General Practice
Follow up!: See the Neurologist who performed the EEG for an answer to this question.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
BOTH possible: A multi-channel eeg (electro-encephalo-gram) shows brain waves as they are happening. If someone 'just happened' to have a seizure while connected to ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Complicated: Without being able to see and examine the eeg it is difficult to know what you are referring to. Have this looked at by the neurologist who ordered i ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
62 years experience Neurosurgery
Abnormal function: Abnormal conduction in the brain is identified on an eeg. It does not to be a seizure.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
Yes, mostly: Part of what is assessed in an eeg is the change in brain activity as the eyes open and close, as well as in response to flashing lights. While the t ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Possibly: Not all seizure disorders run in families. If your EEG was abnormal you should obtain an MRI. If you have had seizures, you likely need medications bu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: EEG's can be "abnormal" for a variety of reasons, some of which are variants of normal, or caused by medications. Suggest you speak with your neurolo ... Read More

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