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... do i have als or bfs and what do they mean? ... (14 replies)
... What does BFS stand for? ... (14 replies)
... Just wondering if anyone is versed in the difference between als and bfs. I have had problems with twitching on different parts of my body for the last 7 months or so. ... (14 replies)

... gan in August and were triggered, evidentally, by what I have come to find out was Mycoplasma Pneumonia. The pneumonia is gone, but the anxiety of thinking I had ALS or MS before I was treated for the pneumonia caused anxiety, which in turn kicked in the twitches. ... (14 replies)
... n a emg and the emg sowed widespread fasciculation and he said i did not have als. but im scared i had alot of fasciculations on my emg . dosent that mean i have als or indicate it. but i kept askin him questions so he is sending me to a als specialst. ... (3 replies)
Really Worried
Jul 14, 2007
... I have been experienceing the same thing since May 2006, at first I was really worried that I had MS or Motor Neuron disease, I went for 2 MRI scans, which were clear and a visit to a neuroligist, he said that there was nothing wrong with me. ... (2 replies)
... and of course they did not go away so i went to see a neurologist who ran an emg and mri and told me I had BFS. They come and go and on certain days or weeks they are really bad like this week where I am getting them frequently in my right bicep. ... (14 replies)
... n experiencing some twitching and that pins and needles thing in my chest. As i read more and more i feared that it would be ALS. But one thing i didnt see under BFS is tripping. I have sometimes found myself tripping at random times on a sidewalk. ... (14 replies)
... I am no expert on ALS or other Neuron Diseases, nor do I have one. ... (3 replies)
ALS Possible?
Jan 8, 2005
... I went to the doctor yesterday for the second time and he is scheduling me for an emg next week. He continues to tell me he believes it is just BFS but sometimes I think I have weakness in my fingers and trouble moving them. ... (3 replies)
... Is it ALS or Anxiety or BFS? ... (11 replies)
... But i am terrified of ALS.. Everytime i have a twitch i go online and look up ALS symptoms, drives me nuts...Doctor checked calcium levels and they were fine, didnt order any more tests, since the twitches come on and off.. ... (14 replies)
Really Worried
Jul 9, 2007
... I am very anxious person and get paniced with even little things and search net then.When i searched net for these symptoms icould only find ALS or BFS and i am really scared by reading about it.I cant concentrate on my work. ... (2 replies)
... I'd like to know based on your opinion whether this sounds like ALS, or anything at all besides anxiety. About a month ago my left pinky finger started to tremor. ... (7 replies)
... us. you could have bfs.. benign fasiculation syndrome. but im not a doc so again you need to go to one asap. but since you're having tingling its most likely not als bc als is motor nerves only not sensory. you also need to get an mri of your spine and possibly a spinal tap. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks,yes it does help...alot! I know that ALS is deadly which is why I was so concerned. I haven't noticed any weakness or unusually different hand eye coordination, no other coordination problems or weight loss. So thanks...I feel much better... ... (14 replies)
... Sounds like you might have an entrapped ulnar nerve. I can understand your concern with your family history. ALS isn't considered hereditary unless a number of family members has had it, I don't think one puts you at a higher risk. ... (1 replies)
... A few days ago I noticed that my right arm muscle is twitching at the elbow area. It is pretty persistent and and sometimes does not stop UNLESS I keep my arm straight down to my side. Once it is bent, the fasciculation's start up and some are quite strong and steady. They sometimes continue all day but there is no pain involved. I do have a pins and needles and numbing... (1 replies)
... thanks a lot for this. i wish i had had the courage to read this post when i was having some major issues with twitching a week or two ago. i had practically convinced myself i had ALS. the anxiety probably just made my twitching worse. ... (10 replies)
... It usually starts with a small twitch in a finger or an eye lid or in the calf of the leg and just won't go away. ... (10 replies)

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