... My first EMG was 18 months ago and clean. I had one 6 months later by another doctor and the results showed many fasciculations. I never got a copy of the report. It was a doctor I went to on a whim. I scheduled an appointment with a neuromuscular specialist and she did a thorough clinical and declined to have another EMG performed. Said not ALS, but recommended lumbar... (13 replies)
... Some visible atrophy on the outside of the left calf. Have involuntary muscle movements in the index finger of the left hand and the big toe of the left foot. ... (13 replies)
... I am 42 years old. I wrote wrong earlier when I wrote muscle spasms, but I have not. What I have is muscle twitching, sore muscles, vibration and more. Medications I stand on today's metroprolol and Sobril. ... (13 replies)
... You are correct. I have not been diagnosed with ALS. I have twitching bodywide, vibrations and muscle cramping 24/7.
Has bee 20 months since my first visit to a neurologist. I am on Gabapentin with a low dose effexor for sensory symptoms as well as the cramping.
Do you have any neutomuscular disease in your fanily history? Do you have weskness or just peeceived?
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... I read your entire post. I don't recall that you posted your age. Also let me ask what if any medicines are you on for muscle spasms? ... (13 replies)
... Hi! I am a 23 year old female graduate student. For the past 5 months, I have been experiencing all over muscle twitching. Sometimes it is visible and a pulsing feeling, and other times it feels like a worm is crawling under my skin. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, Sorry to hear about your twitching. I had a brother who had ALS for 9 years before he succumbed to the disease. He was a young father when diagnosed at 31. I cared for him until his death in the mid 1990's. ... (3 replies)
... Doesn't sound like ALS at all. You will be fine. ... (3 replies)
... Remember ALS does not come and go, even at rest. You're muscle twitching doesn't sound like ALS related muscle twitching. My moms twitching looked like little creepy crawlies under her skin AND she could NOT feel them. ... (6 replies)
... Is it ALS or Anxiety or BFS? ... (11 replies)
... NO.... it's NOT ALS. Muscle twitching happens to the majority of people at one time or another. What you are experiencing is common. Rest assured!! ... (1 replies)
... ever of having ALS. I went thru this same ALS scare about 2 years ago. I had months of violent muscle twitching in legs, calves, biceps, etc., and I too searched the internet for symptoms and found ALS!! ... (2 replies)
... d the symptom on the web and ALS came up and scared me too death. ... (2 replies)
... mation I can found from here after reading posts from this board and Ilike to get some comment more about ALS's symptom. So in the initial stages of ALS, do the muscle twitching come and go.. or it is an ongoing thing? ... (2 replies)
... Have your b6 level tested, especially if you are taking any vitamins. I had all those symptoms with b6 toxicity. (3 replies)
... Idk if tall remember me but my name is Brandon and it all started with muscle twitching all over about 8 months ago but now I have the "constant twitch" that I can't see and my leg is getting stiffer and it's got this constant tickly feeling all the way down to my foot it's not tingling just feels like a tickle.... I'm so scared I have so much to live for I have an amazing... (40 replies)
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... Let me say that I agree with your dr who does not think you have ALS. My brother had ALS and I was assured that the symptoms I was experiencing, which sound like yours, are not indicative of ALS. Sounds like you have some type of neuropathy. ... (20 replies)
... Hi my name is brandon im 25 year male My symptoms began about 2 months ago ive been have muscle twitching everywhere tripping over things like my legs feel like jello and my neck has been really stiff off and on. ... (13 replies)
... I'm not sure what led you to believe you have ALS but nothing in your described symptoms sounds like it. ... (3 replies)