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... She showed me the numbers the columns that indicate als were normal she stated that this is not als by this test which makes me Think I caught it early . She says it's still reversable And it is outside of nerve . ... (6 replies)
... said, there hasn't been a widespread movement of acute and chronic denervation. THat coupled with the evidence of demyelinization which would not be a factor in ALS is probably why the neurologist is saying no ALS. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Chuck I went back for a second emg amd the nerve damage has increased it shows muscle irriation this time. She said no als . but of course im still twitching. Im a wreck. starting iv abx and Ivig . Hope the lyme is killed off and this is not what I think. ... (6 replies)

... rame. Also widespread twitching and twitching in muscles that are not clinically weak, points away from ALS. Loss of overall muscle tone does eventually occur in ALS but generally not all at once. ... (3 replies)
... It could be lots of things other than ALS. What sticks out to me however, is that you say you tested positive for Lyme in the 90's. Depending on what type of treatment you had, and how long you did so, it could still be Lyme Disease. ... (3 replies)
... I have been having some symptoms that may or may not be in any way indicative of ALS but I am hoping to get some feedback here. ... (3 replies)
... Overall, if this were an ALS study you would see signs of ongoing denervation and you'd see changes across more than one nerve. ... (6 replies)
... emg can you explain why its not als study... shows peroneal motor nerves reponses and f waves are normal . ... (6 replies)
... are not telling me that i may have early als. I been twitching in calves 9 months. January my emg showed borderline .. results of emg can you explain why its not als study... shows peroneal motor nerves reponses and f waves are normal . ... (6 replies)
Do I Have ALS?
Sep 18, 2014
... Did you ever get checked for lyme? (4 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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