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... 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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... It's also not common for someone to be diagnosed without significant issues in multiple ares on emg. It sounds like the last emg did indicate minimal issues but the previous two were clean. ... (2 replies)
... ALS clinic at UCH, but it doesn't appear that he is an ALS expert per se. I think it is very wise to seek a second opinion from a top notch ALS expert. Houston Methodist has Stanley Appel who is nationally recognized as is Eva Feldman at Michigan and a few folks at the various Mayo clinics as well. ... (2 replies)
... for a recheck, a week later, and they were within normal range. In late December, early January his speech starting to be noticeably slurred. He went for another EMG in March, which again came back normal. We tried to get in to see a neurologist in our hometown, but it was going to take 8 weeks. ... (2 replies)
... ves i guess and i think if i had als i would of had some clinicall weakness by now since its been a year almost since my first symptoms that made me belive i had als so ya i also wana go back to work since i havent worked since last july im only 28i wna get my life back on trqck .... ... (12 replies)
... ok..i had an emg done about 2months ago...restults are... ... (7 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 18, 2015
... Normally, the way it works for EMG is the neurologist will have a plan of the muscles they intend to test. ... (5 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... ted above the elbow level he mentioned that it was normal everything went abnormal once he started testing below the elbow. Am I correct to assume that if it was ALS it would have been abnormal above the elbow as well? ... (5 replies)
... She showed me the numbers the columns that indicate als were normal she stated that this is not als by this test which makes me Think I caught it early . She says it's still reversable And it is outside of nerve . ... (9 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... ometimes trauma etc, and peripheral neuropathies such as seen in carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetes etc. These are generally normal in motor neuron disease such as ALS until late in the disease course where the absence of motor neurons causes decrease in the motor amplitude. ... (5 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... w abnormal muscles. He told me that be had noted ulnar and median nerve damage. I had an elbow injury and surgery 7 years ago. I asked if the damage shown on the EMG was from that. He said that the EMG notes nerve damage but not where it stems from. ... (5 replies)
... t's own isn't necessarily significant of anything. Fibrillations couples with positive sharp waves are indicative of acute denervation. Do you have a copy of the EMG with the muscle report on it? ... (9 replies)
... Hi Chuck I went back for a second emg amd the nerve damage has increased it shows muscle irriation this time. She said no als . but of course im still twitching. Im a wreck. starting iv abx and Ivig . Hope the lyme is killed off and this is not what I think. ... (9 replies)
... NCV done the first part of November at KU Med Center in KC by the head of the ALS clinic there. The EMG was normal except for fasciculations consistent with BCFS. I had a question about the clinical exam that was performed. ... (2 replies)
... Overall, if this were an ALS study you would see signs of ongoing denervation and you'd see changes across more than one nerve. ... (9 replies)

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