A 60-year-old female asked:
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what if seizure and speech abnormalities do not show on test?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Need more than 1: If you're talking about the electroencephalogram (eeg) as being the test to detect seizures then, you should know that a first eeg is only going to pick up 30-50% of abnormalities that actually exist. Sometimes we need to do that test 3 times and add video recording in order to capture true data to call epilepsy. Not sure what you mean by "speech abnormalities" not showing on test. Good luck.
Answered on Dec 10, 2016
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