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... ving a brain and spinal MRI. We are very scared. The doctor has not told us what he is thinking. However, after searching the Internet, we saw the symptoms of ALS and we are very frightened. ... (14 replies)
Aug 24, 2003
... normal too. Then I started to read about als. I noticed that me right lower leg is smaller than my left leg. I never noticed it before, but i was not looking for it. I also have a lot of stiffness and soreness in my back and spots on my lower back that go numb from sitting too long. ... (4 replies)
New ALS patient
Feb 16, 2011
... My prayers are with you. The disease progresses differently and at a different rate for everyone. ... (4 replies)

Please help
Sep 16, 2008
... My mother had ALS. When she first went to see a neurologist, it was because she was having slurred speech. He did a reflex test, closely observed her muscles, listened to her symptoms, and then did a short nerve conduction test. ... (26 replies)
Fear of ALS
Dec 4, 2017
... n old traumatic injury though I can't recall ever having a traumatic injury on my left leg. After this I made an appointment with my PCP and he put in a referral for an orthopedic appointment. Let this be known, I don't have the greatest insurance so there's a lot of waiting since April... ... (1 replies)
... No, although exhibiting some of the same symptoms, ALS and BFS are two distinctly separate illnesses. ... (14 replies)
... well you are doing the tight thing by having you doc look at it. At this point, at least to me, it doesn't sound like ALS. It would be vary rare for someone your age to have it. ALS isd iagnosed by process of elimination. Test's are done to show if the nerves are functioning and working properly. ... (1 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)
... with ppl with als. Though a weakness in a single extremity that carries over to another or opposite extremity is usually the first pattern of als. There are two test your neuro will perform with you on your appointment. But you can try them at home. Babinski sign and Hoffman reflex. You might try researching them. ... (4 replies)
Apr 6, 2004
... The diagnosis of PLS is a diagnosis of exclusion. This means that there is no test to determine whether you have PLS. Instead every other possible cause of the symptoms must be ruled out, leaving the diagnosis of PLS. ... (3 replies)
... My left arm has been hurting for 2 months and is weaker. Hurts to reach behind. Some days it's not as sore as others. Seems to get worse if I have been using it a lot. ... (2 replies)
... ALS is constantly in the back of my mind because my grandmother died of ALS and I saw how she degenerated in front of our very own eyes. ... (1 replies)
... h body wide twitching....i can feel it all through out the day but more when im laying down...i had a colonoscopy done came back normal.......The next day i went for a upper endoscopy they found a moderate hiatus hernia.. ... (1 replies)

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