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... 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)
... I'm still waiting for your answer. Last week I sow another neuro, and she did EMG test and Nerve conduction Studies and a neurological physical exam, and she said that everything was normal from these tests. ... (6 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)

Scared i have als
Feb 13, 2018
... 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. ... (0 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)
Very much afraid.
Aug 31, 2006
... however, my MRI was clean. I had a normal NCV test, but no EMG. ... (8 replies)
... ALS. My neurologist agreed with that. 2 weeks ago, I had an EMG looking for ALS. I was convinced it was because of my family history. I was a wreck. The test came back normal...No ALS. Phew. Of course the symptoms are still occurring and I can't get ALS our of my mind. ... (3 replies)
... After the emg test came back abnormal, blood test normal, physical reflexes seemed normal, and muscle biopsy was good, I too became concerned about ALS. I went back to the clinic and my neuro every six months. ... (14 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)
... She showed me the numbers the columns that indicate als were normal she stated that this is not als by this test which makes me Think I caught it early . She says it's still reversable And it is outside of nerve . ... (9 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)
... weak but i can hold it up now without a brace. my left arm and shoulder is very weak, i did some push ups today and it got very weak but somewhat recovered now. EMG test was done yesterday, no signs of ALS, completely normal as was my clinical exam. WHATS ELSE CAN THIS BE? ... (2 replies)
Very Scared, ALS?
Jan 26, 2006
... Anyway after all this i am scheduled to to EMG test Feb 1st and CNS the same day. I still have twitching and its hard to type this message right now, fingers seem stiff. So if this is not ALS what the hell is it? ... (2 replies)
Could this be ALS?
Nov 21, 2005
... I'm also scared to death that I have ALS. When I had an EMG test and the NCS, my neurologist said something didn't fit with ALS, but as other possibilities are being eliminated, ALS keeps popping up. ... (18 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)
... 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)
... and 5. My husband is only 35 years old and he is crushed with this diagnosis. I guess my question centers around "how" he was diagnosed. I know there is no real test to definitively confirm ALS, So I just reaching out for support. ... (2 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)
Dec 10, 2003
... n my lower legs and slight cramping in the top of my right hand and bottom of left foot. I also have what feels like a slight pulled hamstring. The Dr. did the normal test for reflexes and strength as well as an EMG and Nerve Conductivity Velocity test. He said my strength was good and I did not have any EMG signs of ALS. ... (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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