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... NCV on a list of diagnostic tests for ALS but I am not clear on whether it is used to eliminate the possibility of other conditions that mimic ALS. ... (0 replies)
ALS tests question
Nov 17, 2005
... All his test are good, but nerve conduction velocity test NCV. Is it common for Als patients to show abnormalities in NCV test? ... (2 replies)
ALS Scare
Dec 9, 2015
... The nerve test typically consists of an NCV and EMG. The NCV tests the sensory nerves. Sensory nerves have nothing to do w ALS. Typically the test is used to diagnose various neuropathies. ... (5 replies)

... r twitches all over and i get them also all over my body all over and they feel like little bubbling feelings all over. so i went to see a neuro finally he ran a ncv and it was normal. then he ran a emg and the emg sowed widespread fasciculation and he said i did not have als. ... (3 replies)
Fear als
Jul 26, 2017
... emg twice once on complete right side and one left side including back 5 months apart the ncv comes back w all sorts of things but emg is normal trouble is I am twitching like crazy. ... (0 replies)
... d think that als is not your problem i think you should see a neurologist really soon as far as the vibrating in your legs sounds like a sensory problem which in als you can not have sensory problems with it. ... (6 replies)
... Mertz....The answer you seek is tough because there is no such thing as an ALS test.So how do DR's diagnose is by process of elemination of other neuro diseases. ... (1 replies)
... No one in my family had an ALS scare or ever had ALS. I am worried that if my neuro exam is clean, I won't believe my doctor that I don't have ALS. ... (14 replies)
ALS tests question
Nov 18, 2005
... NCV are meant to be "normal" in als, but if certain muscles are small (wasted) it will show as abnormal in als. I hope you dad doesn't have als, good luck. (2 replies)
... My grandfather died last year shortly after fathers day last year. He was dx with ALS Nov. 2002. ... (13 replies)
... Do these symptoms sound like ALS or am I being paranoid? ... (3 replies)
Als symtoms
Mar 12, 2007
... i have had twithing all over for about 3 months and problems swallowing salavi for 2 months.clean emg after 2 months and a abnormal ncv test which showed slowed conduction of motor nerves. ... (3 replies)
Scared i have als
Feb 13, 2018
... Iím 65 years old 14 months ago my toes on both feel fell weird when i curled them. So my dr sent me to the neuro who did an emg , diagnosed me with neuropathy with a normal sensory test, another emg said this time its sensimotor polyneurapthy still test is normal, i start having twitches and of course it dr google. Aug seen at ohsu in oregon and diagnosed with lumbar... (0 replies)
... Hi karen. Yes they can tell the difference between those 2 diseases, an EEG and NCV can show'' Conduction Block'' (Axonal or Demyelinating) which is Neuropathy. MMN is an auto immune (t-cells) attacking the Myelin Sheath .MMN is also closely regarded to CIDP. See a Neurologist to help diagnose your situation. (1 replies)
... am not alone with this. I have just been diagnosed a few weeks before xmas and have been told that the twitches is what made them finally get onto checking into als and sure enough that's what it was. Ask your surgeon to do ems testing, electrical impulse testing, that will tell pretty much for sure. My regular dr. ... (4 replies)
... She has lot of experience with MS and ALS patients so pretty confident in her skill level. ... (20 replies)
... Hello, Thank goodness for this board, otherwise id be all alone. I am very terrified that i might have the diagnosis we are all dreading. I am almost 2 months out of surgery for a discectomy, laminectomy on L4/5 in the back. Well.. i am still feeling nerve pain, and have since seen a psysiasist, and neurologist, the physiasist was concerned with clonus of the ankle, the... (4 replies)
Checking symptoms
Nov 28, 2006
... gone away. Haven't had any twitching in about a week now. I guess I should say "major" twitching. I still get the random twitch here and there. I had an EMG and NCV in late September on my legs and they both came back normal. ... (0 replies)
Update ...
Aug 4, 2015
... James Hope you are getting better Olifants (40 replies)
Update ...
Jul 25, 2015
... NCV and no clinical signs at all that just not gonna be ALS. She worked in ALS clinic w leading ALS Dr. in Houston so gonna put faith in her. ... (40 replies)




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