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... Over what period of time did the symptoms you mentioned develop? ... (3 replies)
... Bulbar onset usually starts with weakness of the tongue causing slurred speech or occasionally trouble swallowing. ... (4 replies)
... how does bulbar onset in throat feels or starts? ... (4 replies)

... it feels sharp. It also feels like someone is pinching my throat glands. Is it possible for ALS symptoms to progress this quickly from throat to body, or even all at once, within a two months or within a few weeks? ... (5 replies)
... search, and came to the understanding that ALS begins in "1" limb, usually in a foot or a hand. Dropping things or dragging a foot or tripping are early signs. Bulbar onset presents in the tongue, throat, or breathing. ... (2 replies)
... I have almost identical symptoms to yours. ... (5 replies)
... Does you emg show any nerve damage anywhere else in your body? How long have you been having your symptoms? Is your face stiff?Sounds like maybe a mini stroke or sinusitis which can also affect your nerves. Try not to stress too much, it only makes things 2 x worse I know! Good luck to you and your family (3 replies)
Jan 27, 2016
... I am female, 71, reasonably healthy for my age. My 3rd and 4th neurologists have diagnosed me with probable bulbar onset ALS. Last neurologist is a specialist in ALS diagnosis and treatment in Lexington KY. ... (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)
... all along the front of my throat is the beginning of bulbar symptoms. ... (0 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)
... the average time from symptom onset to death or permanent ventilation in bulbar ALS is 6 months to 2.5 years. I mention this because being in good health after a year points very strongly away from bulbar ALS. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your reply and I'm happy to get to know you. I'm happy for the info on ALS angels - I think that's one I saw when I was surfing last night. Just haven't had time for all the research I need to do. We kind of got started with our own cheap speech aids yesterday - my daughter got a new Itouch thing that had a $2 ap for text to speech. He's been playing and having... (55 replies)
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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 there’s some twitching inside my throat (like something is jumping inside it) no problem with swallowing nor speaking (it fade away from swallowing... (6 replies)
... my clinical exam and reflexes were normal. That was back in June. I wasn't haven't any breathing issues or issues with my voice back then. I have read that for bulbar onset, it is mainly diagnosed by symptoms, not an EMG. I do understand that it is rare, but that doesn't change the fact that I'm experiencing these symptoms. ... (10 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)
... As you have probably read, all the sensory symptoms point away from ALS. ALS is about failing, not feeling. Typically it presents by suddenly not being able to perform a simple task such as turning a key. ... (10 replies)
... law had bulbar onset but ideas were raised of stroke and other possibilities. ... (21 replies)
... I also appear to have some sort of white coating / fungus on the back of my tongue, which is probably the reason for my swallowing/throat problems, but I just don't know. QUOTE] I thought that fungus might be a yeast infection. People can get it in their mouth. It sometimes comes from immune deficiency such as AIDs. It can have other causes but not likely from ALS. You... (6 replies)
... It has now been 9-10 days with a swallowing problem. I currently feel like there is a small bump or something down my throat that is making me gag something awful. With ALS, are there sensations of things in you throat that won't go down, or periods of gagging during the very early stages (gagging occurs while I'm not eating)? I currently haven't experienced choking while... (6 replies)

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