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Could this be ALS?
Oct 29, 2005
... ave become frantic in my search for what is causing these symptoms. First started with pain similar to toothache pain in both legs, Progressed to tremors in legs and pins and needles in hands and feet. Ringing in my ears when I lay down at night to go to sleep. Fasticulations all over my body. ... (22 replies)
... No, although exhibiting some of the same symptoms, ALS and BFS are two distinctly separate illnesses. ... (14 replies)
... From everything I've read, it is almost unheard of for fasciculations (twitching) to precede obvious muscle weakness . And the fact that your EMG /NCT tests were normal, this is extremely reassuring. Also, as far as I know, ALS does not present initially with sensory symptoms (numbness, or pins and needles). Try to relax! zuzu (4 replies)

... A few days ago I noticed that my right arm muscle is twitching at the elbow area. It is pretty persistent and and sometimes does not stop UNLESS I keep my arm straight down to my side. Once it is bent, the fasciculation's start up and some are quite strong and steady. ... (1 replies)
... tell you is that my neurologist told me that with ALS, fasciculations are the last thing that usually happens with the disease...that the muscles get weak first and the fasiculations happen FROM the muscles deteriorating after a while. ... (10 replies)
ALS onset???
Mar 26, 2007
... I'm a seemingly healthy 36 year old male and I'm scared to death that I may be exhibiting the onset of ALS. About 4 years ago I was having some trouble swallowing on a regular basis. ... (3 replies)
... simular symptoms. You should keep a daily journal of symptoms becasue likley these symptoms are changing by very small amounts that you may not remember and this could help indicate a trend and help with a dx. Also befor you sink too much into despare about ALS or MS you really should look into Lyme. ... (22 replies)
... I've taken Wellbutrin for a long time and my dr. said its very unforgiving when it comes to anxiety. The anxiety could very well be causing the muscle twitching. ... (22 replies)
Could this be ALS?
Nov 13, 2006
... Your post just made me cry like a baby. I have also been having pins and needles, then that stopped. Then the muscle twitches started, after I started Wellbutrin. ... (22 replies)
... wheeler, pretty rough ride. WHen we got back home, I noticed my left arm was real shaky, like stressed from holding on too tight. That night the numbness and tingling started on that arm and left leg. ... (0 replies)
... I have posted before on MS and fibro boards with a vareity of symptoms I have been experiencing for six months....at least something everyday for that period. ... (2 replies)
Early Symptoms?
Jan 13, 2013
... have done an extensive workout. My triceps tend to feel overexerted as well. Sometimes I get very mild pain in my wrists. I get some bouts of numbness every now and then but they come and go. I don't really have any loss of strength as far as I can tell, nor do I have any noticeable loss of fine motor skills. ... (0 replies)
... in my right leg from calf to foot. Incould still feel my foot, it was more of a pins and needles feeling. In the next few days it involved my right arm..elbow to hand...then my left leg and left arm in the same areas. ... (0 replies)
... s with twitching a week or two ago. i had practically convinced myself i had ALS. the anxiety probably just made my twitching worse. it is gradually subsiding and has become easier to manage. ... (10 replies)
... wow thank you so much for the explanation of BFS. i have been experiencing some twitching and that pins and needles thing in my chest. As i read more and more i feared that it would be ALS. But one thing i didnt see under BFS is tripping. I have sometimes found myself tripping at random times on a sidewalk. ... (14 replies)
Als? please help
Mar 1, 2004
... legs, and the Twitching leads me to ALS. I am normally a thin girl, but I have lost more weight with no apparent cause because I have not changed my eating habits. ... (5 replies)
... For the past six months I have been experiencing some very disturbing symptoms. At first I got a pins and needles sensation everywhere which slowly faded. Then I started getting small frequent muscle spasms everywhere. ... (2 replies)
... Hello and I too have the same symtoms that you do although I have not been formally dx yet. How are you coming with the disease at this point. ... (9 replies)
Als? please help
May 28, 2007
... for some reason, because I'm so thin in the hands and feets, I seem to be able to do this really easily lol. ... (5 replies)
Could this be ALS?
Jan 16, 2006
... I agree Airey.... ALS is freightening to comprehend. And when we go to research what are most likely benign muscle twitches and other minor symptoms, ALS pops up! ... (22 replies)


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