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... that began on my left cheekbone. My doc diagnosed a sinus infection and put me on antibiotics. A day later the numbness spread down my cheek around the jaw line and into my lip, and down my left arm. ... (1 replies)
... The fact that your EMG came back normal is great news! Muscle twitches with ALS don't come and go. My mothers were more like fasciculations than twitches, meaning we could see creepy crawlers under her skin but she couldn't feel them. ... (6 replies)
... I'm sorry to here that your family is going through all this. I have had 3 family members die from ALS and now my aunt is showing symptoms of this nasty, heart breaking disease. ... (6 replies)

Could this be ALS?
Jan 16, 2006
... I agree Airey.... ALS is freightening to comprehend. And when we go to research what are most likely benign muscle twitches and other minor symptoms, ALS pops up! ... (18 replies)
... My feet buzz from time to time and now I am getting muscle twitches all over my body that I can see. ... (7 replies)
... This does not sound like ALS at all. ... (13 replies)
... this does not sound like ALS. With ALS you would have a gradual deterioration associated with muscle atrophy and weakness. Breathing muscles are not affected until the end of the disease. I would still go see a neurologist for a further workup. Hang in there! ... (3 replies)
Als at 20?!
Oct 1, 2006
... ok so I am going to make this short. I been having muscle twitches and jerks for about a year and half already. My hands and feet look like they been losing muscle, I can tell because I can see dents and what not in them. But I do not feel any muscle weakness. ... (1 replies)
... panic and depression too. That doesn't help matters in this situation eithor. Try not to think you have ALS unless someone actully has diagnosed you with that. There are many other things that could be going on. ... (5 replies)
... In July of 2002 I started having shooting pain and then dull pain in my right leg, the pain would come and go. ... (4 replies)
... s 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)
... tell you is that my neurologist told me that with ALS, fasciculations are the last thing that usually happens with the disease...that the muscles get weak first and the fasiculations happen FROM the muscles deteriorating after a while. ... (10 replies)
... I was sent for a brain scan and neuro appt as they didn't know if it was the spinal anesthetic or MS? ... (11 replies)
... No, although exhibiting some of the same symptoms, ALS and BFS are two distinctly separate illnesses. ... (14 replies)
... still have muscle twitches espically in my hands, the neurologist also said i had some cognitive ridigty in my upper limbs, i have had a ct scan done on my brain and that came back ok, should i be worried, can you detect als through a ct scan? ... (6 replies)
... I see there's a lot of "is it ALS" threads here, but I looked through a lot of them and didn't see anything congruent with what I'm asking, so I'll start another thread. ... (1 replies)
Could this be ALS?
Sep 16, 2003
... trying to find some answers here. About 8 weeks ago or so, I spent some long hours working on a roof on a very hot day. The next day, I felt shaky, with alot of muscle twitches all over. Since then, I have had a general weak feeling in the legs and arms, and the body as a whole. ... (13 replies)
... I was diagnosed with PLS in Feb 07, changed to Upper Motor Neuron predominant ALS in Sep 07. Sensory issues probably aren't consistent with PLS, although some people with PLS say they have them. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, Sorry to hear about your twitching. I had a brother who had ALS for 9 years before he succumbed to the disease. He was a young father when diagnosed at 31. I cared for him until his death in the mid 1990's. ... (4 replies)
... Medications can give you benign muscle fasiculations. I had muscle twitches for a year. I was freaked out. I went the neuroligist. She ran 3 tests. They were all negative. ... (3 replies)




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