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    denial/acceptance

    Kristina I'm at the exact same point you find yourself in.. could this possibly something else...???? Please!!!!! I was finally diagnosed January 17th, 2017... this process took over 3-1/2 years.. through that process all I wanted to know what is what is this??? now that I hear the diagnosis...
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    I'm Not really sure what to do next??

    Thank you all for the replies.. I'm always hopeful that there's been an error in diagnosis.. Well I have some hard thinking to do in a short period.. our financial status is ok.. but with 3 kids 18 and under we all know how expensive they can be.. My right hand seems to be going quick.. I...
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    I'm Not really sure what to do next??

    Hello to all again... My first post was quite some time ago. 02-15-2014... At that time I was headed to University of Michigan Neurological Dept. for my 1st visit to the ALS Clinic. At U of M I went through a barrage of test, over an 8 month period. I went from possibly ALS, to Possibly...
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    A little nervous

    Thanks for the help and support... A couple things, forgot to mention a significant amount of muscle loss in my left hand.. As far as balance no real loss of balance... No voice change, only issue with swallowing, when I have a build up of phlegm I have a very tough time clearing, any time this...
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    A little nervous

    Hello all, thanks for the replies... As far as swallowing goes there is no issue except when I try to clear my throat, any time I get a build up of phlegm and try and clear it it makes me gag... My gag reflex is much more sensitive... Also I should add that there has been significant muscle...
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    A little nervous

    Hi Elaine, you are absolutely correct.. They will be performing another EMG on Monday. Thanks for the encouraging words.. God bless Scott
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    A little nervous

    Hello all, my name is Scott, 48 year old male. The reason I'm here is there is a possibility I have ALS... A little history, about 8 months ago I noticed some weakness in my left hand, just put it off as "getting old"... The weakness contained to get worse so I finally decided to go to the...
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