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... ok..i had an emg done about 2months ago...restults are... ... (7 replies)
... it first started, I had the tingling and numbness feeling only in my hands, and the doctor thought it might be Carpal Tunes. He sent me to a neurologyst for the EMG test in my hands only. The same symptoms moved into my legs as well, and I have a weakness in my hands and in my right leg now. ... (6 replies)
... reflexes were normal. Needle EMG of right arm and leg muscles was performed. Patchy small polyphasic were seen in muscles. Other muscles tested were normal. ... (7 replies)

... You may also want to have thyroid testing done. Ask to have the Free T3, Free T4, and thyroid antibodies done in addition to the normal panel. They are not usualy done but are necessary for a comprehensive view. These are simple blood tests. ... (7 replies)
... My primary physician ordered an EMG that had abnormal results that are documented below. I saw a different neurologist instead of the one who gave me the EMG because I could get in faster and he said that I didn't have any signs of ALS, MD or MS after giving me an examination. ... (5 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... such as MS, sometimes trauma etc, and peripheral neuropathies such as seen in carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetes etc. These are generally normal in motor neuron disease such as ALS until late in the disease course where the absence of motor neurons causes decrease in the motor amplitude. ... (5 replies)
Update ...
Oct 28, 2015
... Actually did not get printout of results. I asked him to forward them to my normal Neurologist m, but really slow. When I had Methodist do them in June had them in a day or two. When I get a copy I will post. The left calf was crackling nonstop so figured lot of spontaneous activity. He said no fibs I remember that. May I ask what brings you to this forum? ... (40 replies)
... eed advice from Pals. I respect you all and need help,. i think drs are not telling me that i may have early als. I been twitching in calves 9 months. January my emg showed borderline .. results of emg can you explain why its not als study... shows peroneal motor nerves reponses and f waves are normal . ... (9 replies)
Update ...
Oct 26, 2015
... I am one of those rare cases where had a normal EMG just few months ago and now abnormal. ... (40 replies)
... I have had all the blood work done which was fine, MRI as they thought MS and that was clear and have also had an nct and emg which were both Normal so I have to just go bak in 3 months. ... (4 replies)
... nt to my doctor who referred me to a neurologist. She did an exam and said she felt my twitching was due to a virus that had settled near my spine. I wanted an EMG anyway and it was normal. Now it is October, my twitching is worse and I now have muscle cramps in my legs. ... (3 replies)
... The weakness is accompanied by pain sometimes when I move my arms or go to lift things. But I would think that is normal if I'm so weak to begin with. I also have a weak voice which I thought was from sob or the surgery but haven't had this until a few weeks ago. ... (1 replies)
... vating muscles in the calves for instance. Spread in general is associated with hyperreflexia which can be a sign of an upper motor neuron disorder. DTR of 3 is normal as long as the reflexes are the same bilaterally which is the case with you. ... (2 replies)
... From everything I've read, it is almost unheard of for fasciculations (twitching) to precede obvious muscle weakness . And the fact that your EMG /NCT tests were normal, this is extremely reassuring. Also, as far as I know, ALS does not present initially with sensory symptoms (numbness, or pins and needles). Try to relax! zuzu (4 replies)
... I had an emg and nerve conduction study performed by a neurologist that performs them a few days a week. On average she diagnoses ALS once a week. She did six signs. ... (1 replies)
... certain I had ALS my neuro did not seem too concerned at all. He said to me that I was standing in front of him with fairly normal reflexes, no muscle atrophy, no weakness etc. and from what I was telling him he was not concerned or thinking of ALS. ... (2 replies)
Good News--I think
Apr 12, 2004
... After making several posts with lots of questions, someone suggested that I ask for a copy of my EMG test results, so I did, and think that I may have some good news from doctors with the bedside manner of a rock. ... (0 replies)
... I've had an MRI, cervical, no contrast, and an EMG. The EMG showed fibs and fascis in every muscle in my arms, from shoulders down, "scarce" fibs in one lower leg, and no problem in my tongue. ... (1 replies)
... I had not. Well, I took these "normal" results and went on my merry way until 2 weeks ago. ... (0 replies)
... t foot appear to be weaker than my right, but I don't know if that has always been the case. They too often feel numb. The neurologist said my relexes were all normal and no Babinsky sign. ... (1 replies)




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