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Do I have ALS?
May 23, 2009
... Finally, the twitching in ALS patients most times goes unnoticed. This is because the muscle tissue is dead, and they can not feel them. ... (4 replies)
... have a shooting pain that comes out of the blue many times a day. On top of all of this, my neck has been hurting really bad, and I am hoping that it is not an ALS symptom because I have read that people with ALS can find it difficult to hold their head up. I am really scared to death. ... (6 replies)
... Numbness is not the ALS symptom. ... (1 replies)

Weird Symptom?
Nov 20, 2006
... i'm feeling that lately without doing that. Is this an ALS symptom? ... (2 replies)
Als? please help
Mar 1, 2004
... my arms, I want to just keep my arms at my sides because the don't have that tired feeling when I do nothing. 2 weeks ago another symptom started, the symptom that brought me here... ... (5 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. it is gradually subsiding and has become easier to manage. (10 replies)
... arathon and the pain can last for several days afterwards. Twitching can increase dramatically after exertion or exercise as well. Fatigue is another very common symptom and can be mistaken for weakness associated with ALS, and most of the time, it IS mistaken for clinical weakness. ... (10 replies)
... About 3 years ago I had a serious ALS scare. Mine was due to extensive twitching. ... (9 replies)
... my understanding is that it is motor and not sensory. Her ALS neuro saw her today and he said that he has seen this occasionally with the familial form. ... (0 replies)
... Actually not a single new symptom you mentoned is a symptom.of ALS. ... (13 replies)
... has had a possible diagnosis of ALS hanging over him for a ittle over a year and a half. ... (2 replies)
Lyme and als
Oct 1, 2005
... borne illnesses are a possibility, it is very important to see a knowledgeable doctor. No Lyme test is completely reliable. Below is a symptom list for Lyme disease. It affects people individually and you can have any combination of symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... Go see a ALS Specalist, they can tell you if you have the disease or not. My Mom has ALS for the last 2.5 years and it is getting wrost every week. There are other diseases that are similar to ALS. ... (14 replies)
... When I questioned if he was positive it was ALS or PLS he said no. He said normally the legs and arms show damage but hers didnt. Its just the central area in her head and neck. ... (5 replies)
... of cases of ALS have nothing to do with genetics, and people with family members with ALS are typically not at any greater risk than anyone else. ... (1 replies)
... My 47 year old mother is convinced she has ALS. My grandfather died of ALS in June 2001. My mother claims she started feeling the symptoms of the disease before he died. ... (2 replies)
... Based on what I've read, your doctors comments are accurate. My experience with ALS is from my mom. ... (11 replies)
... hen we added muscle weakness to muscle twitching, it becomes a whole new ball game....but what your doctor is describing is SO RARE. Only about 5,000 people get ALS each year, and only a few of those, if any, will start with their first symptom as twitching. Muscle weakness can be caused by so many different reasons. ... (13 replies)
... both drs are on the als recomended dr list. ... (7 replies)
Jan 31, 2017
... There are literally thousands of conditions that have twitching as a symptom. As you have probably read, ALS presents most often with a sudden inability to perform a simple task such as turning a key. ... (2 replies)

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