... Thank you so much for your reply. It's all so nerve wrecking! It is just that it's so odd to just come up with all these symptoms all of a sudden. Googling fasciculations and weakness does not help the anxiety. I end up reading people with ALS experiences and I automatically feel the same symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... I have developed fasciculations all over my body but specially on my calves. They happen everyday, specially when my muscles are at rest. ... (3 replies)
... day my hands feet and tongue start to burn like mad. My calves start with fasciculations an my ears start to ring sound like hearing the sea all the time this is still like that. ... (68 replies)
... I do have fasiculation more in calfs but can feel in arms shoulders aswell
Start to battle with swallow problems now and then but not a problem when eat or drink
Lot of atrophy:
Hands arms shoulders and legs weaknes start to feel that when walking my left foot must consentrate to try snd walk notmal my shint start burnning when I walk
Dr also tested strength and did... (68 replies)
... Cramps and fasciculations constant. My hands, arms shoulders, stomach, neck and feet feel so tight and get muscle spasms. ... (68 replies)
... Hi James
Just for information I read this...
Cramps and stiffness are a frequent co-occurrence with otherwise benign fasciculations; in the absence of weakness, these may be labelled as cramp-fasciculation syndrome, which improves with carbamazepine. True neuromyotonia (Isaacs' syndrome) is an extremely rare cause of fasciculations, and serum antivoltage gated potassium... (68 replies)
... Do you have fasciculations or only cramping? ... (68 replies)
Hope you are getting better
Olifants (7 replies)
... For those of u that have seen my previous post wanted to give u quick update.
I am still having fasciculations and cramping (muscle spasms to be more accurate probably).
The cramping is in legs and arms. Pretty much continuously. They vary in severity. My ankles are very tight.
At this point really no more tests to be done for now. I am on Gabapentin which has... (7 replies)
... Hi James
Emg was clean
All blood tests in the rewuired ranges Im healthy as can be looking at that
Lot of fasciculations and really atrophy all over hands feet legs arms
Start feeling weaker and my worry is my left foot must concentrate to walk right
During my tests in hosp 2 weeks back I could see Dr suspect "it" And said it could be in very... (68 replies)
... I have fasciculations everywhere. ... (68 replies)
... James Hi
Do you still have fasciculations
Do you have REAL atrophy
Do you have weakness?
Olifants (68 replies)
... Well hang in there. Having trouble believing my neurologist when cramping widespread like it is. Especially since quite common after fasciculations w ALS. Hope doctor is right. ... (68 replies)
... palpable fasciculations a day in no particular spot, but most often in my thighs, hands, and calves. ... (1 replies)
... thanks a lot for this. i wish i had had the courage to read this post when i was having some major issues with twitching a week or two ago. i had practically convinced myself i had ALS. the anxiety probably just made my twitching worse. it is gradually subsiding and has become easier to manage. (10 replies)
... Another thing I forgot to tell you is that my neurologist told me that with ALS, fasciculations are the last thing that usually happens with the disease... ... (10 replies)
... I am a 39 year old female. I have had a tendency toward fasciculations since childhood. In my early 20s I saw a neurologist who looked me over and pronounced them benign. ... (10 replies)
... Muscle weakness and fasciculations can mean so many things. ... (2 replies)
... muscle weakness, atrophy and fasciculations over and over again, but there is not a great deal in defining these terms. ... (2 replies)
... figures, my next neuro appointment isn't till April and I am unable to obtain a better understanding through reading the medical material on the web as the word fasciculations are mentioned along with weakness but there is no clarification as to which comes first. ... (0 replies)