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... months. I never really ran the full course of Physical therapy, and thus my muscles in my right leg remained atrophied. ... (1 replies)
... I'm 34 yr/old male. Seem healthy otherwise. No family history of any serious illness (though my grandmother did die of some sort of dimensia when she was in her upper 70s. About 2 weeks ago, I noticed BOTH my leg muscles twitching non-stop - mostly in the calves and feet, but also in the thighs. I occasionally feel twitches in both arms, but not nearly as frequent. I... (2 replies)
... For the past year I've experienced a lot of atrophy in my left quad muscle. There's a 10 cm difference between my right and left quad muscles. ... (1 replies)

... One interesting thing about ALS.. the nerves are misfiring .. when they reflex on the knee is done, the leg flies up into the air, like on a cartoon. I think they call it hyper reflexive or something like that... ... (1 replies)
... New neurologist on Aug. 5 says case is "interesting" and orders EMG right lower extremity for Sept. 2. Aug. 9, discover atrophy of muscles surrounding left shoulder, including inner shoulder blade on back. ... (3 replies)
... e last couple of days however I've noticed that I've been getting lots of twitches all over my body, in places that I have never had before. Again no weakness or atrophy and they dissapear when I move the affected muscle or after about a second. I researched this and it sounded like BFS, or just stress and anxiety. ... (7 replies)
... ike it takes more effort. I've noticed weird things, and been paranoid about every indent I see in my muscles, thinking they're atrophy. I also think I might see atrophy in my tongue. It's been a little harder to talk lately, my girlfriend says I'm not slurring or everything. ... (7 replies)
Fear of ALS
Dec 4, 2017
... with some pain in my left calf. At first it was just an ache in my bone, then I'd experience these sharp shooting almost electrical pains that would shoot up my leg towards my knee. ... (1 replies)
... sometimes while lying in bed I will have a leg jerk or twitch..sometimes its at the end of a movement. ... (1 replies)
Could it be als?
Feb 12, 2007
... But that weakness can come and go. Sometimes I can have a huge swing in muscle weakness in my arms. I can tighten all of my leg muscles to a great extent. ... (0 replies)
Could it be als?
Feb 12, 2007
... But that weakness can come and go. Sometimes I can have a huge swing in muscle weakness in my arms. I can tighten all of my leg muscles to a great extent. ... (0 replies)
... for my percieved weakness is in my leg. It comes and goes and I go around sprinting up the stairs and walking on my toes and heels. I even have my wife hold my leg down and lift it just to prove I can do it! I had an EMG and it came out clean as well as the test. I am 34. ... (5 replies)
... Is the atrophy very pronounced? ... (18 replies)
... dirty leg EMG and fasciculations than began 6 weeks ago in my legs. At least I noticed them 6 weeks ago. ... (2 replies)
... ested showed irratation and it was indacative of als wouldint it be weak by now like my arm is so strong i threw a football over a 40 foot tree with ease and the leg that showed irratation dosent feel weak anymore like it did its actually switched to my left leg Im so confused !! ... (9 replies)
... Electric shock type shock through right leg. Had to dragged my leg around 1 night. That went away. Happened twice. ... (9 replies)
... As a general clinical rule if you arent experiencing any Muscle weakness or atrophy with the twitching you probably dont have ALS...Muscle pain stiffness and twitching are all symptoms of BFS which is a Benign syndrome.. ... (2 replies)
Status ...
Jun 16, 2017
... My leg feel stiff especially whe I get up after a long sit. ... (60 replies)
... Holidays were fine enjoyed it Also holding on here Battle with left leg man and the atrophy bothering me Going to take daughter to university on Friday finished school last year Are you fasciculations heavy and continious? Do you have and notice more atrophy Be good (122 replies)
Is this als ?
Jul 6, 2011
... Hello everybody ! I believe I might have ALS but the neuros reserve the dx. Soo here are my symptoms: Difficulty walking, stiff legs, hands atrophy, stiff arms, painful shoulders (I believe some slight wasting?) and buttocks (when seated) some slight jaw problems (strange feeling at time), lower lip atrophy/numbness, slight sensitivity loss at the foot plant(not permanent... (3 replies)


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