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A 60-year-old female asked:

What if seizure and speech abnormalities do not show on test?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
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.

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