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... have been battling some very wierd symptoms after an 'alleged virus'. ... (2 replies)
... ia gravis, certain muscular dystrophies, myopathies such as CIDP, Kennedy's disease and adult spinal muscular atrophy. This is why I think its important to see a neuromuscular specialist as they have experience in evaluating these types of conditions. ... (10 replies)
... I'm sorry you are still having trouble and are unable to get answers. Have you seen a neuromuscular specialist neurologist yet? ... (10 replies)

... I haven't seen a neuromuscular specialist yet, I didn't even know there was such a thing. ... (10 replies)
ALS like symptoms
Jun 13, 2011
... I also posted about this on the neuromuscular board. ... (1 replies)
... Ibuprofen has been very helpful for the muscle pain. The Gabapentin helps the sensory symptoms such as the burning feeling in legs as well as the running ants feeling. The Effexor combined with the Gabapentin has the side effect of helping muscle spasms. ... (12 replies)
... The symptoms of "feeling weak" and "feeling ill' don't have anything to do with ALS. ... (5 replies)
... I think I remember your questions. I have learned to live with my symptoms. I take comfort that in the past 12 months my symptoms have not escalated. Gabapentin works for the sensory symptoms...for me. ... (12 replies)
... ve seen two general neurologists that told me nothing serious, but did not offer a diagnosis. Both of them said no need to take another EMG and no need to see a neuromuscular doctor. I did however and was given an EMG that was abnormal. ... (10 replies)
... Well, The twitches started last Jan/Feb time frame. They were primarily in my calves. Since that time I have had them almost anywhere - but primarily upper arms, calves, back (by my shoulders around my lats). I have had them very infrequently in my thighs, but ususally on the hamstring or close to my knee. They are very small and typically do not last for a long time -... (1 replies)
... k it was my LDL, because I remember them saying that it was REALLY low and I need to stop. I do not work with Pesticides, etc, Just an office job. I was having symptoms at the start, some chest pain, a lot of mental confusion was the main thing, numbness feeling in head. That's why they did the MRI. ... (9 replies)
Could this be ALS?
Sep 18, 2003
... blockers. I just hope they do something. It seems neuromuscular problems seem to have so many overlapping and vague symptoms, and things like anxiety also share similar ones. ... (13 replies)
... This condition represents a hyperexcitability of the neuromuscular system. ... (14 replies)
... ed. My logical thinking says after reading many articles is that I do not have ALS and am experiencing BFS symptoms. My emotional part is torn as this and other neuromuscular diseases are close to my heart. ... (2 replies)
... other 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 puncture. I never had it done. ... (18 replies)
... ligament disease from the muscle test. I don't think I have myasthenia gravis because it wasn't found in my blood work and I don't have the eye symptoms and other things like the improvement you get when your muscles are at rest. My weakness stays the same, if not worse, as the day progresses. ... (9 replies)
... I had first appointment w a neuromuscular specialist at Houston Methodist in the medical center. She wanted to hear the entire story again from beginning symptoms until now. ... (122 replies)
... stiffness. Sometimes, experience the same in my right hand but not consistently. When I take an Ativan, symptoms appear to lessen. Does this sound like ALS to anyone? ... (1 replies)
ALS symptoms?
Sep 23, 2003
... I also have had anxiety about ALS. My grandfather died from ALS seven years ago. I have been having pain in my right arm, which is similar to the early symptoms that my grandfather had. I was really worried and then I started to have twitching and cramping in my trapezius. ... (3 replies)
... What is your age and is there a history of neuromuscular diseases in your family history? ... (3 replies)

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