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    Muscle wasting?

    HI Laurie, No I was not gutsy enough to ask for a referral to OHSU. Didn't want to hurt his feelings - how ridiculous huh? Plus my husband is just so over all of this as I can imagine you all are too. Not to say he isn't 100% supportive and understanding. He wants me to be well, so he and my...
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    Muscle wasting?

    Kim - Not taking Prozac at night anymore. He started me back on Gabapentin at nigh for pain so took one last night. Stress/anxiety - yes I guess your body can't just sleep through that can it. I am waiting for it all to "even out" and things to stop progressing/changing. For the twitches to...
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    Muscle wasting?

    Yes it was not put in nice columns just one big paragraph that I did my best to make somewhat readable. The weird thing is if I put into a columnar form, the +1's and +2's (which I guess are the indications of abnormal ranges) do not necessarily fall into the column that the doctor said has...
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    Muscle wasting?

    Yes it all sounds good when he says its an Ulnar Nerve Injury Just got the report and it states EMG Summary Table Spontaneous MUAP Recruitment Muscle Nerve Roots IA Fib PSW Fasc Other Amp Dur. PPP Pattern L. Tibialis anterior Deep peroneal...
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    Hi Sean, I am going through some things that are very similar to your story. Is there anyway I...

    Hi Sean, I am going through some things that are very similar to your story. Is there anyway I can private message you? Thanks ~OG
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    Hi Laurie - I posted an update to my last thread. Unfortunately my appt yesterday just added...

    Hi Laurie - I posted an update to my last thread. Unfortunately my appt yesterday just added more questions and confusion to my story at this point. Take Care ~OG
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    Muscle wasting?

    Greetings again. Just an update - more confusion really. First EMG/NCS to determine cause of foot drop in August indicated nerve injury at fibular head. Both October 5th and October 23rd EMG and NCS that showed all was well (except that pesky Peroneal Nerve (R) at fibular head and Tibialis...
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    Again Laurie thanks for the reply. I have another round of EMG tests tomorrow and hope I am...

    Again Laurie thanks for the reply. I have another round of EMG tests tomorrow and hope I am reassured. Depending on the results I will discuss the "where we go from here" with the Neurologist including getting input from a clinic that has a more broad range of experience with neurological...
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    Hi Laurie, I wanted to just say thank you for replying knowing that I am in such a state of...

    Hi Laurie, I wanted to just say thank you for replying knowing that I am in such a state of limbo. If you have any specific suggestions as to what I should be talking to my neurologist about I would love to hear them. Although other members have assured me as to "not having ALS" it still...
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    Muscle wasting?

    Hi Laurie - EMGs to date all normal/clean. I've seen three neurologists, (4 if you count one who did emg/ncs to diagnose peripheral nerve damage in August, 5 if you count Neurosurgeon I was first referred to for foot drop) I have had many tests - extensive blood work twice, MRIs (brain...
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