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    Worried EMG

    Hi Affected, I took your advice and asked the doctor, he suggested tests which I had done, the emg picked up 1 fasciculation during the exam in the area of concern, I will attach, could someone please let me know your perspective. The neuro said it was normal and I'mnot disputing it just...
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    Worried EMG

    Thank you Nikki, think I will ask for another test to put my mind at ease as it was 9 months ago and my problem then was on the right side and not the left thumb.
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    Worried EMG

    Thank you Laurie and affected for getting back to me. If I can ask with the genetic form of als does it affected family members at the same age and start in the same place? Also as mentioned I had an EMG 9 mths ago could and would things change that quickly? I am looking at getting assistance...
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    Worried EMG

    Hello All, I have been having strange muscle twitches between my thumb and pointer finger, it keeps me up at night. I can feel the muscle tighten just before it twitches, does this sound like anything concerning like ALS. It also twitches in my palm, this all happens on my left hand. I asked...
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    Concerned ALS

    I saw my neurologist 4 weeks ago said I didn't have ALS, he did strength tests and reflex tests, no nerve testing, although I didn't have these muscle twitches either I only had muscle pain although this time no pain at all. After our conversation today he will conduct a nerve test, hopefully...
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    Concerned ALS

    Does anything I have outlined sound alarming to you? The neurologist is going to take 3 months to get into, unless there is a cancellation somewhere along the line. I will be a mess by then. ALS doesn't run in our family although I am quite concerned, I have a 10 year son and being a single...
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    Concerned ALS

    I saw my doctor who recommended that I see a neurologist to elevate my panic. Do you see anything that I should be concerned about with regards to ALS? I'm starting to get really concerned about your post mentioning that I should see a neurologist.
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