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Magnetic resonance imaging for seizures - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i had my first seizer on saturday i am a 22 year old healthy female my urine sample blood work and ct scan came back okay as well as the eeg i took yesterday
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceeed
User :   they want to do a mri is it necesarry to keep testing or is it likely it was a once in a life time thing
Doctor :   MRI is preferred as it is finer resolution
Doctor :   probably they couldnt find nything wrong with eeg
User :   they didnt it came back fine
Doctor :   it happens as drastic eeg changes are observed when
Doctor :   within few minutes of seizure
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are u there?
User :   so i should keep getting tested becasue the chances of something being wrong is higher
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it isnt like that
Doctor :   the doctor s job is to identify the underlying problem at earliest
Doctor :   so that u can be relieved
Doctor :   i am not taking the doctor s side

Doctor :   but just giving u an idae
Doctor :   of whats going on
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