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Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... such as MS, sometimes trauma etc, and peripheral neuropathies such as seen in carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetes etc. ... (5 replies)
... have a lot of issues, but none are serious. Unfortunately all the minor issues combined mimicked a serious illness. The only thing wrong with me is under eating, carpal tunnel syndrome, some unexplained twitches, and clogged sinus... long story short I am working and traveling way too much, and not taking care of myself. ... (2 replies)
... prolonged compared to that of ulnar nerve. This suggests slowing of conduction over the wrist. Therefore, it provides electrophysiological evidence of left sided carpal tunnel syndrome. ... (5 replies)

... He did have an EMG of his hands because his primary doc. thought carpal tunnel, the EMG person said that he has the beginnings of carpal tunnel, but they think too that he has something else going on and that it could be neck or brain related. ... (2 replies)
... Unfortunately, I can share my family's experience with ALS when my mother was afflicted. ... (11 replies)
... My husband started having tingling and cramping in his left hand about nine months ago. He works in the computer field, so we assumed it was Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. He was referred to a neurologist who performed an EMG. We found out this week that his EMG came back abnormal. ... (14 replies)
... He said he thinks i have carpal tunnel but "definately have something else going on as well". He is going to do an emg but i think only to diagnose carpal tunnel. He also noticed some weakness on my right arm but thought it marginal... ... (3 replies)
Nov 14, 2014
... An EMG will detect signs of ALS involvement even before symptoms occur. ... (1 replies)
Symptom Questions
Dec 30, 2013
... out and was having a problem with what I thought as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and some Tennis Elbow. A lot of numbness and stiffness in both hands and stiffness with pain in alternating elbows. ... (1 replies)
... Well, The twitches started last Jan/Feb time frame. They were primarily in my calves. Since that time I have had them almost anywhere - but primarily upper arms, calves, back (by my shoulders around my lats). I have had them very infrequently in my thighs, but ususally on the hamstring or close to my knee. They are very small and typically do not last for a long time -... (1 replies)
... to the neurologist who agreed that I have focal atrophy in my hands, but did not find any weakness or any other signs of ALS. He thinks it is likely related to carpal tunnel even though I don't have the typical wrist pain. ... (1 replies)
... my symptoms persist and starting to get back to as bad as they were before the surgery. The surgeon has sent me back to get nerve conduction testign for possible carpal tunnel but I doubt that one cause I have total right side pain and weakenss and numbness..... ... (3 replies)
... Geesh, this is long. Sorry, but in a way, it helps to write it all out. The short of it is, I want to know what I'm dealing with. Should I be concerned about ALS at all? ... (11 replies)
Oct 18, 2004
... My husband's symptoms began with numbness, tingling, and cramping in his left hand. We originally thought he had Carpal Tunnel syndrome. ... (19 replies)
Aug 26, 2004
... My husband's first symptoms were numbness and tingling in his left hand. We thought he had Carpal Tunnel syndrome. This gradually became worse and he would experience cramping also. He also started losing strength in his hand. Have you noticed any weakness? ... (19 replies)
ALS symptoms?
Sep 23, 2003
... I think with ALS you need to have some sort of muscle weakness. Also, your hands sound like you might have carpal tunnel, have you checked into that? ... (3 replies)

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