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    Hello Ottawa Girl. I really don't mean to show any disrespect. I am 14 months into this ans...

    Hello Ottawa Girl. I really don't mean to show any disrespect. I am 14 months into this ans still worried. I hope that you can help. You have mentioned that ytou went for many months with symptoms before going to the doc. I am worried that I have many months of symtptoms- atrophy, twitches...
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    wrist atrophy

    Thank you both very much for taking the time to respond. There are times that I have been ridiculed for asking questions. I find this forum a great support network as I work through these worries. You are to be commended for fully supporting the intent of this section of the forum which asks the...
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    wrist atrophy

    Hello all. Thank you for your patience and your support. Though it seems as though my scenario is one that does not require too much worry at this time. I have read many scenarios where ALS was missed at the stary of the process and as symptoms progressed, it became clear of the disease...
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    Weakness Before Atrophy...Always?

    Hello Ottawa Girl. Thank you for your reply. It actually one of your comments that sticks in my head. I beleive you mentioned that you had atrophy that was very slow over an 18 month period. Because I have atrophy and it is happening slowly I get concerned. Thnak you for understanding.
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    Weakness Before Atrophy...Always?

    Certainly no disrespect intended. Just scared and troubled. This is simply a thread that folks can ask questions. Thank you for answering. Gratefully....
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    Weakness Before Atrophy...Always?

    Hello all. It has been a while and I still have concerns about ALS. Many neuros, and many EMGs all clean. Unsustained clonus and brisk in the knees. I have some twitching in my right wrist and it is seemingly smaller than the left. My strength in all areas is 5/5. I have had these concerns...
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    Thanks Wright

    Thanks Wright
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    Hi. What post are you referring to. Or are you responding to the messages on my visitor message...

    Hi. What post are you referring to. Or are you responding to the messages on my visitor message board. Thanks for connecting.
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    Hello Sadiemae, It is great to hear from you. I am very sorry to day that I am more convinced...

    Hello Sadiemae, It is great to hear from you. I am very sorry to day that I am more convinced than ever that I have ALS. With significant contraction fascics in my thighs along with wasting as well as lip twitching, loss of tongue mobility and loss of muscle mass across my body, I believe it is...
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    Hi again, Thank you for connecting. One last item about the fascics. I should be able to see and...

    Hi again, Thank you for connecting. One last item about the fascics. I should be able to see and feel the twitches all the time if they are ALS. Whether the muscles is contracted or not. Is this correct. I can only see them with slight contractions at the moment. Thank you so very much. I have...
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    Hi Brooksea, I truly appreciate that you took the time to reply. I truly am in a very anxious...

    Hi Brooksea, I truly appreciate that you took the time to reply. I truly am in a very anxious state and scared for my health. Yoiur support is greatly appreciated. My fascics are not the intermitent little tiwtches when oi contract the muscle,, but rather the little rippling under the skin...
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    Clean EMG - new light twitching in legs and biceps

    Everyone on this site has either gone through the anxiety and pain of receiving a diagnosis or fearing one. I am one of those folks and wish I could simply reach out to those here. My anxiety drove me to act irresponsibly on the forum and I have taken ownership for that. I am not manipulating...
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    Clean EMG - new light twitching in legs and biceps

    This is a new concern. Please do not undermine my efforts at gatheringf information about my situation. I took full responsibility for posting prevoiously and now simpky wish to gather the imput of those that are willing to share. If you look closely at my other posts, this question has not neen...
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    Clean EMG - new light twitching in legs and biceps

    Good afternoon, Some of you know my story. In short, I have had a clean EMG on my limbs in the last two weeks, but have been getting worrisome symptoms since. When lightly flexing quadriceps (taking a step) and biceps( brushing teeth) I am able to see many small twitches under the skin in those...
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    Still very concerned - does atrophy work like this?

    Hello notme, Thank you for your input once again. I know that this may be trying on the repsonders on this forum, but it is my only outlet at this point. As als is a progressive disease, I was simply trying to gather input as to whether or not the new symptoms should be perceived as worrisome...
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