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... py 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 puncture. I never had it done. ... (13 replies)
... You are correct. I have not been diagnosed with ALS. ... (13 replies)
... Have just read all your posts and understand that you do not yet have ALS diagnosis. When I read your posts so I recognize very many of your symptoms other than muscle spasms. ... (13 replies)

... I don't have an answer to your specific question, but it sounds like you have been through a lot with that many tests. Are you seeing a neuromuscular specialist? ... (13 replies)
... Not sure what your insurance situation is, but if you want to put your mind at ease you can make an appointment with a neurologist. They will do a quick test of your reflexes and your strength. ... (18 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your symptoms. I know ALS pretty well and you did not list any ALS symptoms. Go to your doctor's appointment and get to the bottom of your foot situation. Rest assured that you do not have ALS. ... (18 replies)
... I knew the doctor would tell you that your fears were groundless. I also knew that you would not accept his conclusion. They should have a disease called "I made myself sick thinking I had ALS". ... (18 replies)
... I understand that my fears are irrational but just like any other mental illness, I do not choose to feel or think this way. I wish I could just turn it off but I can't. ... (18 replies)
... Having said that, Bulbar presents with a noticeable slurring. Your tongue will just not move in coordination with the words you are trying to form. When you speak on the phone do others tell you that your speech is unintelligible? ... (13 replies)
... Operaghost gave some sound rationale advice. You are correct though, you know the chance of it being ALS is about the same as a meteorite striking you, however you can't help the way you feel. ... (18 replies)
... I do have weakness in my right hand localized to the pinky. ... (18 replies)
... Fortunately I work from home and have own business. I take breaks during the day, swim, etc. I find that moderate exercise is the key for me. I do a lot of kayaking and tennis, but try not to overdo it. ... (12 replies)
... I'm glad your symptoms haven't gotten worse. Is there anything else out there or something you can do that can help with the muscle cramps? ... (12 replies)
... That's a crazy long time from now. Have you considered trying Cymbalta? ... (12 replies)
... l blood work and urine samples which came up fine with normal blood pressure too. She also did a full physical, checking my heart, my reflexes you know what they do in a physical. ... (0 replies)
... Nope. Also headaches are not a symptom either. ... (13 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)
... That sort of "lactic acid" exhaustion "weakness" is not typical of the weakness seen in ALS. In ALS, the nerve just stops talking to the muscle and the muscle no longer works at all. ... (2 replies)
Do I Have ALS?
Sep 19, 2014
... I'm not sure what led you to believe you have ALS but nothing in your described symptoms sounds like it. ... (3 replies)
... Hello so my husband was diagnosed with als about 6 months ago. we had been seeing doctors for an apparent balance issue due to an irregular gaited walk. Then came muscle twitching and muscle spasms. ... (5 replies)

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