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ALS or...?
Jan 10, 2020
... Case closed I went to my doctor today and he performed a grip strength test for me and have a result for completely fine muscle strength in my fingers and arms My twitching is most likely the result of stress I do noticed thereís some twitching inside my throat (like something is jumping inside it) no problem with swallowing nor speaking (it fade away from swallowing... (6 replies)
... your husband are going thru this time. My husband was also diagnosed with ALS, bulbar onset and we believe he has had the disease for 2 yrs or so. ... (6 replies)
... With ALS, the hallmark symptom is clinical muscle weakness. For bulbar ALS, this typically manifests as weakness of the tongue and occasionally the upper throat muscles. ... (10 replies)

... hi . yes the bulbar is MUCH faster. my dad was diagnosed last may with als. he died january 1, 2008. his health fell quickly. we noticed daily changes in his ability to function. ... (2 replies)
... It's seems like to me!!!! I was dianoised in sept, but couldn't talk since may. I went to a ent first,then to a neurogoist, and my left leg and left hands hurts. I am know wearing a thing on my leg. I am on oxygen at night. I am working out of baylor in texas. (1 replies)
... symptoms of ALS. Her neurologist is sending her to an ALS specialist to confirm his suspicions. If she has bulbar onset, is that a faster progressing form of ALS? ... (1 replies)
... The Bulbar form of ALS is very rare. My husband was diagnosed a little over 2 years ago. He lost his voice last year and gradually the use of his right hand and arm. ... (6 replies)
... Hi. Just to inform you about the drooling and swallowing diffeculities that come along with ALS. Those symptoms usually happen in people diganosed with the bulbar onset. Sometimes you will get those symptoms "later" in the disease if you were diagnosed with Linb onset ALS. ... (2 replies)
... mom has been having slurred speech, swallowing and some walking difficulties. She went to see a neurologist a few weeks ago and he suspects ALS. She will see an ALS specialist next week. My question is, if she has bulbar onset ALS, is that a more aggressive form of the disease? ... (2 replies)
... tight often and almost a tickle or dry throat. I do have post nasal drip and what seems to be excess saliva. Of course I made the mistake of googling and found Bulbar als. From everything I've read my symptoms kind of fit. I have seen an ent and got scoped through my nose 5 months ago, all clear. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know how old you are but you do need to have these symptoms checked. There are a number of diseases that mimic ALS. ... (3 replies)
... ligament disease from the muscle test. I don't think I have myasthenia gravis because it wasn't found in my blood work and I don't have the eye symptoms and other things like the improvement you get when your muscles are at rest. My weakness stays the same, if not worse, as the day progresses. ... (9 replies)
... Does not sound like ALS. I agree, donít google, see your family doctor. Good luck, James (3 replies)
... I know that I posted a few days back to this board with the symptoms that I have been experiencing. Now I am extremely concerned that I may have ALS and in particular Bulbar ALS. ... (0 replies)
... He has lost a lot of weight in the past year, and he tires very easily. I should point out that prior to the onset of his symptoms over a year ago, he was healthy, vivacious, and robust. He looked and acted a good 15 years younger than his chronological age. ... (2 replies)
Bulbar ALS
Sep 1, 2004
... Difficulties in swallowing or speaking as initial symptoms is termed Bulbar-Onset ALS, referring to the bulbar region, an area in the brain stem, being affected; Bulbar-onset ALS is seen in about 25% of all cases. Bulbar then progresses to other parts of body just like limb onset can do. Bulbar starts in speech or swallowing Limb onset obversely starts in limbs legs &... (4 replies)
Bulbar Onset ALS
Feb 16, 2016
... Two neurologists have diagnosed me with bulbar onset ALS. Am heading to Mayo Clinic soon for one more opinion. Symptoms started very slowly January 2013. ... (1 replies)
... Bulbar means the top of the brain is causing the first symptoms. EMG would show if you had Bulbar ALS because it effects the motor skills. ... (6 replies)
... I'm definitely scared now about bulbar onset ALS and it is reeking havoc on my mind and probably just making the situation worse. ... (2 replies)
... All of my symptoms I felt were increasing so I went to see a Neurologist. ... (2 replies)




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