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Do I Have ALS?
Sep 18, 2014
... Did you ever get checked for lyme? (5 replies)
... It sounds a lot like lyme disease to me. ... (5 replies)
... My physician ran a complete blood panel March 2012 when symptoms were just of severe foot cramping,leg fasculations, and swallowing difficulties. I was negative for Lyme's and some others checked for. We were also looking at my CA-125 (cancer) levels which were only elevated a tiny bit. I battled uterine cancer in 2009. I'm now using a walker, unable to write, down to 90... (5 replies)

... I would get tested for Lyme Disease. The most reliable place to test is Igenex in CA. What were the symptoms you had in the beginning? ... (5 replies)
... Since the medical community could offer us little in the way of treatment, we decided to deny it. My husband also had lyme disease.. we live in the Northeast.. and it is fairly common.. so we decided to treat the lyme and see what happened. Seriously, what did we have to lose? ... (12 replies)
... Since the medical community could offer us little in the way of treatment, we decided to deny it. My husband also had lyme disease.. we live in the Northeast.. and it is fairly common.. so we decided to treat the lyme and see what happened. Seriously, what did we have to lose? ... (12 replies)
... he disease and sometimes lack of compassion on the part of the neurologist makes it hard to go back for more of the same. We lived in Maine and he also did have lyme disease.. so we hung our hats on lyme and held onto hope. My husband shielded himself from those that pitied him or acted like he was going to die.. ... (4 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear that. Yes, it is a wicked, wicked disease. The ALS Association has been great & so has hospice. My brother has received alomost all of his equipment from hospice. Good luck to you and your family. Sibling love is an amazing thing. My brother was always my protector and now I want to protect him. (4 replies)
... Hi, thank you for sharing. We just went to the mayo clinic in Az. The neurologist confirmed ALS as well. We also went to barrow in Scottsdale. Another confirmation. He had the EMG. He is in a skilled nursing facility in AZ. He is also on a respirator now. ... (4 replies)
... I noticed it has been several months since you posted. My brother was diagnosed in 2007 with ALS. He went to his doctor and the doctor said he suspected ALS but to be sure referred him to a specialist in Houston. The specialist confrimed the orginal doctors thoughts. ... (4 replies)
... Well, I doubt it could be Lyme's though possible. Depends on where you live or have been exposed to the probper deer tick that carries Borrelia. Dysphagia can be related to reflux as well as the short of breath and so can ANXIETY! Please, stay off the internet looking for symptoms. Just hang in there and keep up aprised of what the MRI shows. My experience is that worry... (7 replies)
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... hat I'm having some trouble breathing and swallowing too. I'm really terrified and I hope I get some answers from the MRI. I was also looking up some stuff about Lyme and Gluten Sensitivity causing ALS like neurological symptoms. Do you think this could be the case for me? ... (7 replies)
... My brother has been treated with Lyme disease, heavy metals and the dr. Are diagnosing with ALS. The other diseases mimic ALS, but they won't look at those. We are at UCLA. ... (4 replies)
... vigilant. My husband was diagnosed with ALS and also Lyme disease. I believe lyme may have been a trigger mechanism for underlying ALS. He was only 40 when he was dx, which is very young.. the average age is 53 or so. ... (6 replies)
... Also, did he mention your reflexes were over active. Your symptoms do sound as if ALS is a possibility. Please get a second opinion and do test for other things like lyme. ALS does present with very specific signs and symptoms. ... (16 replies)
Is this als ?
Sep 21, 2011
... recommend getting a definite diagnosis before treating your condition. You are right about antibiotics possible making it worse. A lot of people insisted I had Lyme and suggested I start antibiotics....I do not have Lyme, I have MS. Taking antibiotics would exaccerbate my MS symptoms. Please don't treat until you know. ... (3 replies)
Is it ALS?
Sep 15, 2010
... I'm sorry to hear you have MG. I hope I have that instead of ALS but I have the tongue twitching following my slurred speech. I didn't see twitching as a symptom of MG. ... (10 replies)
... ibiotics then it probably was lyme. If someone gets much worse it might be a herx, then get better it might be lyme. But there is no real sure way of testing. ALS is a very quickly progressive disease, so you have to act fast. ... (11 replies)
... My mother was just diagnoced with ALS but she dont really have all the symptoms she been to 4 neurologys in th eone in houston said she had CIDP AND ALS.. How is that possible.. ... (11 replies)


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