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    Concerned 42 year old male, update

    Looks like my previous thread was locked, I thought I'd update. Cervical MRI found some mild to moderate herniations, stenosis, and on C6-C7, "disc osteophyte complex" on right. Spine doctor thought this could explain my worse weakness in my right arm that the neuro noted, sent me to physical...
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    Concerned 42 year old male.

    I'm sorry if I offended people for some reason, but permit me one more post: 1) I'm assuming even a regular neurologist would know red flags for ALS, and I should accept the fact that he didn't find any, and that he would know an atrophied tongue if he saw one? What concerns me is some reports...
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    Concerned 42 year old male.

    Thanks. I guess I was concerned because he said I did not have ALS without doing an EMG and he was just a general neurologist, but I guess at some point I have to trust him and his judgment that no further investigation is required. . I have an appointment with the orthopedic doctor on Thursday...
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    Concerned 42 year old male.

    Thanks for the responses. I have tried making appointments at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota, but neither of them will see me. I know it's unlikely to have such widespread symptoms after only a couple of months, but there's always the stories about "that's how it happened to...
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    Concerned 42 year old male.

    So here's General backroung- extensive history of anxiety and depression. Confirmed neck herniations -C4-C5 and C5-C6 2010: Eyelid twitch that went away after a few days Oct 2014 Eyelid twitch started again and stayed for several months. Not constantly but Dec 2014 Eyelid stopped twitching...
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