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... ALS is usually asymmetric in onset. Brisk reflexes can be benign or indicate damage to cord or brain. When I find symmetrically brisk reflexes in the absence of any other signs of damage (such as Babinski sign, spasticity, weakness, gait abnormality, etc), then I usually conclude that the hyperreflexia is within normal limits. I myself have brisk (3+) reflexes most of the... (2 replies)
More questions
Aug 29, 2004
... would i notice the weakness while going to the gym and lifting weights? ... (4 replies)
Aug 26, 2004
... Limb onset ALS usually presents itself on one side of the body first. Your symptoms sound more symmetrical, so that is a good sign. ... (19 replies)

Aug 6, 2004
... I am a 37 year old male. I do not have any noticeable weakness or muscle loss. ... (3 replies)
... It can be all the things you wrote, some twitches you can see, some you cant, some you feel some you dont, they can be at one part of body one minute and the other part the next, or it can just be in one affected area. Twitching normally in als start when you have weakness and muscle loss (6 replies)
... t see any muscle weakness despite how I feel. ... (6 replies)
Worried I have ALS
Oct 12, 2003
... presents with fasiculations in the absence of weakness or atrophy. You neuro did not find either. ... (2 replies)
... Ok, Just had my visit with a neuro. He did all of the physical exams, and really didnt find much. Strength ok, coordination ok, and so on. He did not order a EMG as he didnt find anything that warrented it. But he is going to do a MRI looking for Spinal Stenosis. He says "you do NOT have ALS". Kind of young still, no clinical weakness, or signs of atrophy. So... Thats great... (13 replies)
ALS symptoms?
Sep 23, 2003
... I think with ALS you need to have some sort of muscle weakness. Also, your hands sound like you might have carpal tunnel, have you checked into that? ... (3 replies)
Could this be ALS?
Sep 18, 2003
... ncv with a neuromuscular specialist that trained in an ALS clinic for 3 years. He's sees many twitchers that don't have an MND. I've met people in our age group..I'm 39, that have twitched for 20 years. ... (13 replies)
... d 2 of my cousins have MS, the symptoms they have are like that. The buzzing up your spine and muscle pain and weakness, and the cramping are not unusual for MS. ALS usually is not painful, excet the cramping of muscles. I would recommend for you to see someone about MS. ... (3 replies)
Foot Drop
Jun 14, 2003
... Lutonian~ I really don't know the answer to your question..but I was wondering, have you had and emg/ncv test with a neurologist?? Weakness is seen in many conditions beside ALS. It must be hard to get out of chairs without using your feet :( I can only imagine how frustrated you must be. I hope the doctors can help you. Renee :) (1 replies)

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