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Fear of ALS
Dec 4, 2017
... I drove myself to the nearest hospital. There they did a blood work up to cancel out all those baddies, followed by an xray which prompted an ultrasound. In my xray they found a mass on my gastrocnemius muscle. ... (1 replies)
... hen we added muscle weakness to muscle twitching, it becomes a whole new ball game....but what your doctor is describing is SO RARE. Only about 5,000 people get ALS each year, and only a few of those, if any, will start with their first symptom as twitching. Muscle weakness can be caused by so many different reasons. ... (13 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)

Is this als ?
Sep 21, 2011
... ALS presents very specific symptoms. An ALS specialist or good neurologist should be able to diagnose it. Get a second opinion or third or get the point. ... (3 replies)
... Numbness is not the ALS symptom. ... (1 replies)
... Sometimes people who have depression or have grief issues may have unexplained symptomology. If your gut tells you that there is somethng wrong, there could be. ALS can only be diagnosed by eliminating other things. An emg can determine how nerves are firing. A spinal tap can give info about MS. ... (6 replies)
... Does this fact alone rule out ALS ? ... (1 replies)
ALS fears.
Dec 14, 2006
... Doesn't a clean EMG performed at the time symptoms are present rule out ALS? ... (2 replies)
... I asked her can it be ALS, and she said no, because ALS does not cause numbness. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you, Jen. I'm sorry to hear about your family members. I've read many posts. Everyone, who is unfortunate to have als or a relative with this nasty disease, is saying that it takes several visits to Dr and numerous tests to rule out als. ... (6 replies)
Als symtoms
Mar 14, 2007
... rbled alot now that with the reduced reflex in my arms has me worried i go for a mri friday nut the nero says he doesnt5 expect to find anything and that he caNT RULE OUT ALS WHEN I BROUGHT IT UP. ... (3 replies)
... Maybe a nerve is being pinched or maybe you have a bulging disk. I have the same symptoms as you, except the weakness. I was told that I do not have MS nor ALS due to no other symptoms, such as balance, like you. ... (6 replies)
... I'm not sure who you were asking.. my hus told me that ALS feels like your hands are asleep. he never described tingling. What you are describing sounds like M.S? ... (6 replies)
... My question to you is, having normal EMG test results in my hands, does it mean that I'm ALS free? ... (6 replies)
Feb 13, 2010
... I'm not by any means an ALS expert, but I'll share with you, what I've learned this past weeks researching for my own case. ... (7 replies)
... Hi just want to given an update and get some feed back , Went back to my Docoe on April 18th May 2012 and was advised that EMG and NCS showed that I had tongue wasting and twiching and weakness in chin and neck and that this and all the other results confirmed that I have ALS, it felt like the ground had just been pull from underneith me. I was told 3 to 5 yrs depending on... (12 replies)
... als. I was admitted to hospital in December 2011 with difficulty swallowing, breathlessness and a slight voice change. Whilst in hospital I had a general MRI to rule out MS, this was clear, also had a modified barrium swallow which came back as mild pharyngeal dysphagia due to unknown cause. ... (12 replies)
... Hi from Half Moon Bay. You have symptoms of many things but not so much ALS in my view. While I am sure you haven't mentioned everything..such as weight loss, muscle loss etc...there is an MRI brain scan that can id familial ALS. ... (2 replies)
... has had a possible diagnosis of ALS hanging over him for a ittle over a year and a half. ... (2 replies)
... side consistently weaker when working out at the gym, and my grip as well. Didn't think much about it. Was working out five days a week at the time, often twice a day. ... (4 replies)

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