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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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    Concerned ALS

    I have a quick question and hope someone will reply. My right elbow for the last 3 weeks has had constant twitches and I'm starting to get really concerned. The muscles twitches happen are also up the back for my arm. Would like to know if you think this could be ALS. I have read that muscle...
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    Worried

    Thank you Laurie for your reply, I did go an see my primary care physician and they have referred me to a neurologist which I probably wont be able to get in until April, the doctor also took bloods and still waiting for the results., which has now really scared me. I told them about mums...
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    Worried

    Hi and thank you for reading my post. Our mother was diagnosed with ALS in 2018 amd passed away in October 2020 she was 72 and has 2 sisters who are all health. My question is should we ne at all worried about ALS running in the family? Mums neurologist said that her ALS was sporadic as both...
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    Hi there, fine although worried, have you had any tests?

    Hi there, fine although worried, have you had any tests?
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    Worried

    Hello, firstly thank you for reading my post. I will outline my symptoms, it all started September 2020 my right shoulder started hurting then my arm, forearm, wrist and then my thumb, index finger and palm of hand. I don't believe I have any muscle weakness it does hurt to lift things. My arm...
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    Concerned

    I know I have posted on here before, alrhough woyld like to know if this is a symptom of als. I have had terrible anxiety, my mum was diagnosed with als a little over 18 months now. My symptom is that I have a terrible dry mouth and when I swallow my saliva it feels hard to get down, was...
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    Concerned

    Thank you so much for responding to my concerns, I'm trying my best to release my anxiety, what you share and your knowledge is comforting for me. My mum is beautiful.
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