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... ght big toe. Over the next 6 months it started to manifest itself in both big toes. Between 2012 and 2014 I saw three different Neurologists and had the standard EMG and ultrasound tests on both of my legs. All three diagnosed me with Diabetic Neuropathy. All three prescribed Metformin and Gabapentin. ... (2 replies)
EMG Results... ???
Nov 17, 2010
... The blood tests will not change the emg results, they are only looking for reasons why you have nerve damage. ... (1 replies)
... I question the accuracy of these EMG tests. ... (3 replies)

... which doesn't show up on an EMG test or MRI. Because this is an uncommon type of neuropathy, many doctors overlook this possibility when EMG tests turn out negative. Aussie mentioned a skin punch biopsy, which many doctors use to test for small fiber neuropathy. ... (2 replies)
... which doesn't show on EMG tests. I am now being treated for SFN because I persisted with my doctors and didn't let my neurologist get away with discounting me as a psycho. ... (9 replies)
May 26, 2009
... The NCS and EMG tests showed I had neither any axonal damage, myelin sheath damage nor motor nerve damage. They found absolutely nothing. ... (7 replies)
... the tests can tell what nerves are damaged, how damaged they are, like not conducting electricity at all damaged. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry haven't been on this board for a while. Yeah my sx fluctuate in intensity - sometimes I get strange burning or stabbing sensations in various places in my body. Sometimes I barely notice the tingling, but it's always there. It's been over a year since the onset of these sx. What worries me is that now my left leg seems to experience some tingling/ weakness that also... (8 replies)
... Similar symptoms as you- happened suddenly after antrip to disneyland while careyingnmy daugher in my shoulders. At first docs thought it was a pinched nerve but then mris of head, neck, lumbar spine showed nothing. Have dad emg tests done and have all normal results-- neurologist sat it could be anxiety but im doubtful since nothing happened that would cause it. Scarred its... (8 replies)
... t want painkillers who might damage the nerves further, I want to understand what the hell is happening. What kind of tests should I do? ... (2 replies)
... Therapath is the lab that analyzes the results. Large fiber EMG tests are usually normal. ... (1 replies)
... Depending on the physician or physicians, the tests you may be asked to undergo, going forward, are part of a "process of elimination". ... (10 replies)
... Yes, having an EMG is a good idea plus a few others suggest it may have to do with back problems, pinched nerves in your lower spine, rather than neuropathy. ... (21 replies)
EMG Test etc
Jan 8, 2014
... But you've got me wondering. I'm a regular prescription diazepam user and have been for years, and that was on my list of medications provided to the EMG docs and technicians. No one remarked about the diazepam, so I took my daily dose before the test, along with cardiovascular meds. I tested positive for P.N. ... (1 replies)
... Yes, I believe from what I can remember, that's exactly what happened. I had the test redone and although I still suffer from numbness in my lower extremities the tests came back norma; although, this time I was on medication that decreases sensitivity to touch, so perhaps that's why I could tolerate it better this time around. (2 replies)
... I had drop foot after my hip surgery and dr kept putting me off saying that it will come back. After 2 EMG tests and seeing neurologist, it was pretty much confirmed that it wasn't going to heal. ... (5 replies)
... Just to clarify these tests, an EMG tests muscle response to stimulation and records muscle fiber activity at rest and during contraction. A NCS tests how fast or slow the nerves conduct impulses along the nerve fibers. They are often done together because symptoms of nerve and muscle problems often overlap. ... (7 replies)
... I have more blood testing from my regular doc on Friday, 3 more. That'll make 33 lab tests I've had so far and still nothing has been determined. It's so frustrating. ... (8 replies)
... Everything else has been ruled out and I just wish that a doctor somewhere someplace somehow can finally give me some answers and help me. I'm so tired of doing tests and not learning anything from them. ... (8 replies)
May 7, 2012
... also I have now had 3 EMG tests and all were done wrong with my current DR doing the 4th one finding the data he needed to help diagnose me. don't give up!! ... (7 replies)

Associated Tags: emg, muscle wasting, negative emg/ncv, nerve damage, peripheral neuropathy

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