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... I'm sure what you are feeling can be scary, but try not to let anxiety take control. From my little experience with ALS (my mom), this doesn't scream ALS. From my experience, ALS symptoms don't come and go. I don't think pain is an early symptom....not until the muscles are atrophied. In the majority of cases, fasciculations occur after very obvious muscle weakness/loss. ... (1 replies)
... to precede obvious muscle weakness . ... (4 replies)
... I am actually going to the doctor tomorrow for this very thing. I am glad I found your post. I have had the facilations or muscle twitches for a couple of weeks now. It is everday. I get them in my legs, arms, stomach and eye lids. It freaks me out. ... (10 replies)

Could This Be ALS?
Feb 24, 2005
... that are progressive. It all began with a black widow bite 2 years ago. I have severe joint pain, nerve pain, electrical shocks, and constant fasciculations. No muscle weakness. All MRIs, etc, like yourself, have come back normal. At a loss of where to go next. Have you had any developments? ... (9 replies)
... Clinically some patients have mild increases in creatine kinase. Muscle biopsy may show mild neurogenic changes. Electrodiagnostic studies show peripheral nerve hyperexcitability. ... (14 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. I am wondering that in ALS, if the atrophy is caused by the fasciculations or the fasciculations are a result of the atrophy. I haven't read any clarification of that question so far. ... (2 replies)
... The majority of folks with ALS have weakness and atrophy prior to muscle fasciculations. However, literature says it is possible to present with fasciculations. ... (2 replies)
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... Blues, I am 39 years old. My fascics started in my upper body but now they are in my calves. The fasciculations in my calves are different than my upper body fascics. ... (13 replies)
... I have fasciculations everywhere. ... (122 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. Also, my mom was diagnosis correctly until she visited more a ALS Docotor. After she was diagnosised, she did not believe she had it, so she saw 2 different ALS doctors. One in... (14 replies)
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... ng for any kind of help on my way. i dont no when it all hit me but i started noticing mild weakness in my calf muscles and then after a while i started noticing muscle atrophy at different parts of my body mostly in the arms and legs but my first thought was that it was because i hadnt been to the gym in a while. ... (14 replies)
Apr 29, 2015
... in the lower leg no longer supporting the foot. Less commonly this could also include weakening of the tongue resulting in slurred speech and even less commonly weakness of the throat muscles resulting in swallowing difficulties. The weakness can be accompanied by atrophy in the affected muscles. ... (1 replies)
... My first EMG was 18 months ago and clean. I had one 6 months later by another doctor and the results showed many fasciculations. I never got a copy of the report. It was a doctor I went to on a whim. I scheduled an appointment with a neuromuscular specialist and she did a thorough clinical and declined to have another EMG performed. Said not ALS, but recommended lumbar... (18 replies)
... e reason is that ALS kills motor neurons in the brain and upper spinal tract. This means they are not available to send signals to the muscles. At some point the muscle then disconnects from the nerve supply. At this point significant weakness is probably present as is some degree of atrophy. Without weakness . ... (2 replies)
... dirty leg EMG and fasciculations than began 6 weeks ago in my legs. At least I noticed them 6 weeks ago. I have no fasciculations below my ankles and they appear randomly in both legs in the thighs and calfs. They range from "thumpers" to very subtle movements under the skin. ... (2 replies)
ALS Possible?
Jan 8, 2005
... I am a 29 yo male and have been having continual muscle fasciculations in my left bicep and tricep for about 3 months now. ... (3 replies)
Typical of ALS?
Dec 7, 2004
... Hello, for the last year or so I have been having quite a few fasciculations in my body. I went to a neurologist last year for a different problem, mentioned the fasciculations to him, and he said it was BFS. ... (2 replies)
What to Do?
Dec 14, 2008
... Since 1974 I have been having muscle fasciculations all over. They began very suddenly along with voice fatigue and lower facial weakness. ... (0 replies)

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