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    Hi Gary, how are you doing? Your symptoms sound a lot like mine. I've had fasciculations for 3.5...

    Hi Gary, how are you doing? Your symptoms sound a lot like mine. I've had fasciculations for 3.5 months, along with a lot of pain and tightness in my calves. They often feel like they want to cramp, but never quite produce a full cramp. I've been to two neurologists, one of whom performed an...
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    Hello, your symptoms sound a lot like mine. I'm a fellow 3-month twitcher who was just diagnosed...

    Hello, your symptoms sound a lot like mine. I'm a fellow 3-month twitcher who was just diagnosed with benign fasciculation syndrome by a neurologist. Have you considered joining the BFS - Moving Forward group on Facebook? They have helped me a lot.
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    Hi, I'm Tim, and I've had some similar symptoms to you. I also had a neurologist evaluate me. He...

    Hi, I'm Tim, and I've had some similar symptoms to you. I also had a neurologist evaluate me. He found no weakness or atrophy, and all my reflexes were normal. EMG was clean. So he diagnosed me with benign fasciculation syndrome (BFS). Apparently, BFS comes with all sorts of weird symptoms. In...
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    What do these symptoms sound like?

    Hello everyone, I just wanted to post one more update. My EMG was pushed up to this morning, it came back normal. I am so relieved, and I am going to make a conscious effort to put the twitching out of my mind and get my anxiety under control. Thank you again for your guidance, you helped me so...
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    What do these symptoms sound like?

    Hello everyone, I had my neurology appointment today, and the neurologist conducted a physical examination. He did not observe any weakness, atrophy, or abnormal reflexes. Based on these findings, he said that the fasciculations are most likely the result of a benign fasciculation syndrome. He...
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    What do these symptoms sound like?

    Hi Laurie, Thank you as well for taking the time to respond to my post. I haven't been sleeping much, and my rational mind has checked out. Last night I had a weird buzzing feeling in my right leg, and any new symptoms launch a new wave of anxiety these days. However, I know logically that ALS...
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    What do these symptoms sound like?

    Hi Karen, Thank you very much for taking the time to reply, I greatly appreciate your guidance. I feel terrible even posting in this thread, because I know that you are others have been diagnosed with this disease. I am usually not an emotional person, but when I do get truly frightened, the...
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    What do these symptoms sound like?

    Hello all, I am sorry to bother you with this, and I promise I did read the sticky. However, I am frightened as hell, and could use some guidance. I am a 29-year-old Caucasian male with no family history of neurological diseases. At some point in December 2018, I started to notice...
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