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my 32mo son has apraxia of speech eeg showed slow brain waves at the back of his brain what does this mean waiting for neuro to set

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
29 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
48 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

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 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
48 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
A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Gray
54 years experience General Practice
Follow up!: See the Neurologist who performed the EEG for an answer to this question.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
21 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 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
63 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
17 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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: This is a question best answered by the neurologist who interpreted the brainwave study.There should be brain activity throughout the brain. The eeg i ... Read More

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