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... Will get a copy of my EMG reports. The neurologist that did them does EMG's and nothing else. When he was done he said ok it is normal. ... (12 replies)
Have I got als??
Jul 2, 2015
... The apparently clean EMG, long timeframe, and sensory symptoms such as pain and tingling makes ALS extremely unlikely. ... (4 replies)
ALS? Very Scared
Jul 1, 2015
... him if it could be ALS. He laughed and said, "I'll check for that..but your exam was normal and nothing stuck out. It's not very likely. " He said patients with ALS typically get pains later as the disease progresses. He ordered an MRI of my lower back and an EMG. I feel like I'm living in fear. I can walk.. ... (3 replies)

... I don't understand the distinction between a clean EMG and a normal one. Did you get a report with the EMG? ... (12 replies)
... EMG which is the gold standard test for ALS only shows a specific type of damage to the nerves that, if present, may suggest ALS. ... (12 replies)
... Some people with ALS experience these things but not in higher concentrations than the general population. The reason is that ALS kills motor neurons in the brain and upper spinal tract. This means they are not available to send signals to the muscles. ... (2 replies)
... Just think EMG would not be normal any longer. I do not have atrophy, but twitching all over n cramps. She said clean EMG almost certainly not ALS. ... (17 replies)
... I would think ALS this many years after first symptoms would undoubtedly show inmistakesble proof on EMG. Very interesting about heavy metals. ... (17 replies)
... i did more research i realized it is very tough, but can be managed in most cases. Then my stinking neurologist said how everyone that walks in thinks they have ALS or MS. Then it put it in my mind. ... (12 replies)
... its the actual results from the EMG as well as imaging tests, along with blood work looking for certain proteins which will point towards ALS. ... (12 replies)
... Hi James Sorry just to mention My fasicilations started in November December 2012. Went on like that in my lower legs up to April this year then one morning feal the sircon on my arms burning fealing then Atrophy start the went to neuro he mention it -mnd- because of fascicilations then as Ive explainedhosp tests etc... What I can propose ask to be tested for various... (17 replies)
... have twitches or tremors first. Usually everything starts with throat issues such as swallowing or with weakness in a limb. My neurologist point blank said no ALS even though my EMG was normal, but not clean. ... (17 replies)
Als symptoms?
Jun 23, 2015
... Hi Im not a dr but also now laying in hospital also with lot of anxiaty Had tests this week emg test clear got a lot of faciscalations blood show somthing in muscles that is to high had a lumber punch today Neuro does not say much I very worried. Know how you feel I also did not git replies so that is why I reply Your symptoms different than mine I waited to long make a... (2 replies)
Have I got als??
Jun 13, 2015
... ace started to droop slightly, so I went to my doctors and he sent me to see a consultant at a neurology department, It was here I was told I didn't need another emg and that I have health anxiety! ... (4 replies)
... She has lot of experience with MS and ALS patients so pretty confident in her skill level. ... (12 replies)
... I guess my neurologist didn't see a need for an emg I've told him my concerns but he didn't seem very concerned with me. ... (15 replies)
... Hi Brandon, try to relax until you get your results - you've done everything you can to find out what this is so you will get there in the end. If still in doubt about ALS or muscular weakness, talk to your doctor about a spinal tap and an EMG test, both can be helpful in figuring out whether there's actually anything going on regarding muscle function/coordination. (15 replies)
... or the emg is conducted or interpreted improperly, it is very rare. ... (10 replies)
... d probably come back negative. Maybe when I go back in June and tell him I'm no better he will change his mind. But knowing that there are so many people with ALS who were initially told they were okay because they had a negative emg doesn't make me feel much better. ... (10 replies)
... This certainly doesn't sound like a classic presentation of bulbar als especially given the timeframe but it does sound like something is going on. ... (10 replies)


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