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... confirmed or ruled out. If you have seen a neurologist who is not concerned about ALS as a possiblity, you shouldnt be either. ... (4 replies)
... doing repetitive motions entirely because it seemed like a form of repetitive strain injury, like carpal tunnel. Next day it was in my left hand, and started getting tingling in my legs and feet. ... (12 replies)
Scared of ALS
Oct 29, 2015
... amazing and he gave me all the tests again and told me I was fine besides the Vitamin D. He saw something minor in my left wrist which he thought could be early carpal tunnel so he has me sleeping in hand braces which don't seem to be doing anything. ... (3 replies)

Possible ALS
May 20, 2015
... None of this sounds even vaguely like ALS by the way. Pain and sensory "feelings" are normally not presenting symptoms because ALS causes motor neuron death. People most often report not being able to do something like button a button, walk on their heels or more rarely form words properly. ... (2 replies)
Possible ALS
May 17, 2015
... th hands my thumb, index and middle fingers are slightly numb all the time now. The numbness used to occur often when riding but now is persistent. This may be carpal tunnel. About two Weeks ago I started to notice some unsteadiness in my upper legs that is intermittent. ... (2 replies)
... months ago had follow up with neurologist, told her physio was doing nothing. She referred me to orthopedic surgeon for carpal tunnel release surgery. ... (4 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)
... After that, he never felt right. He went back to his PCP and she sent him for an EMG, which came back clear. That was June 2014. He went to see a surgeon about carpal tunnel in July, which was ruled out. In the meantime, he started having continual spasms, which increased after the EMG. ... (2 replies)
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)
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)

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