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... It does not sound like ALS to me. I just had muscle weakness that would come with more use of the muscle. ... (11 replies)
... I'm sorry to here that your family is going through all this. I have had 3 family members die from ALS and now my aunt is showing symptoms of this nasty, heart breaking disease. ... (6 replies)
Jun 1, 2005
... sorry to hear what all youve been going thru. your moms symptoms seem to be similar to my husbands. his started with right hand weakness, then fasicullations, and now spreading into his left arm/hand. the nerve conduction studies showed c and t spine involvement and they thought some lumbar involvement. that was back in december i think. it's very hard to deal with,... (5 replies)

... Hi all, my names Christian I'm a 21 yo white male. So a year ago I had started feeling weakness in my right hand and I immediately assumed als. It ruined my summer last year. About 3 months later I went to a neurologist and he did an emg which was clean. ... (4 replies)
Possible ALS
Apr 28, 2017
... At a recent Neurologist visit for a seizure I had I told the DR. About weakness and twitching in my left hand. After doing a few test he noticed weakness and some muschle loss. He then ordered an EMG. ... (3 replies)
... I totally understand what you're saying. However, I can tell just in the past week that the muscles in my right hand have deteriorated greatly. I did mention to my doctor my issues with anxiety and he referred me to a counselor and I will start that next week. ... (22 replies)
... I do have weakness in my right hand localized to the pinky. After googling all day, I believe it's my ulnar nerve which makes me more terrified bc I know that can be tied to ALS. ... (22 replies)
... I forgot to mention I have weakness in my right pinky and have been dropping things from time to time. Mostly noticeable in the pinky and ring finger. ... (22 replies)
ALS Scare
Dec 7, 2015
... I'm a 32 year old female. I started falling a lot in the last couple of weeks. I have a complete foot drop in my left foot. My left hand started showing signs of weakness and I've started dropping things as well. I deal with extreme fatigue, the best way I can describe it is like pregnancy exhaustion times 100. ... (5 replies)
Scared of ALS
Oct 29, 2015
... The continuity of the weakness of my hands. I can still tie my buttons on my shirt but so many other tasks like typing this and writing have become so much more difficult. ... (3 replies)
ALS? Very Scared
Jul 2, 2015
... It doesn't sound like ALS at all. It doesn't sound like your neuro found clinical weakness in your exam so I'm not sure why ALS would be in the differential. Also, your symptoms are way too much about "feeling". ... (5 replies)
ALS? Very Scared
Jul 1, 2015
... him if it could be ALS. He laughed and said, "I'll check for that..but your exam was normal and nothing stuck out. It's not very likely. " He said patients with ALS typically get pains later as the disease progresses. He ordered an MRI of my lower back and an EMG. I feel like I'm living in fear. I can walk.. ... (5 replies)
... 1/7/2015 I am feeling really weakness in my joints and i feel pain in my knees My face,mouth and jaw gets stiff and tight for hours. Lay downing helps sometimes I feel weak I don't get hungry that much even after 12 hours of not eating or drinking anything (4 replies)
... on 1/3/15 i had these symptoms: my feet get burning sensation than there are other times my feet feel cold Sometimes i feel like my feet or toes in general are numb my legs hurt, around my joints and lower leg and even my thighs(no cramping just pain) my arms also hurt my hands feel numb, more going into my fingers my lips feel stiff and numb (4 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)
Sound like ALS?
Aug 29, 2014
... and is relentlessly is also clinical weakness, measurable by any competent neurologist. Other hallmarks of ALS are pathologically brisk reflexes and muscle wasting. It sounds like you showed none of these on exam by a neurologist, so ALS is very, very unlikely. ... (8 replies)
ALS blues
Jun 2, 2014
... ou have so much love around feed of this stay positive and please don't give up. I to have ALS upper and lower limb and onset Bulbar was diagnosed in March 2012 and was put on Rilutek since then and am still taking and hope is better than none. ... (2 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)
... None of these are signs or symptoms of ALS. There is no pain involved with ALS symptoms, merely a gradual onset of weakness in one hand or foot. ... (3 replies)
... Do these symptoms sound like ALS or am I being paranoid? ... (3 replies)

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