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    question about possible foot drop

    I did read a lot of other post about it and I understand what it is. I don't understand how it starts. do you constantly trip or do you trip every now and then? Does your foot drag every time you walk? Twice now the toes on my left foot have dragged across the floor as i was walking down a flat...
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    question about possible foot drop

    Should I be concerned? I saw a neurologist on June 4. Would he have noticed weakness then if I was developing foot drop now? I hate to come on here and ask stupid questions but I don't have any one else to go to. My mom was the person I would normally turn to for these types of questions but I...
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    question about possible foot drop

    I am back in a panic. For the second time in a little over a month I was walking down the hallway at work (completely flat surface) and I scrubbed the toe of my shoe on the carpet. Could this be the beginning of foot drop? Completely freaking out here. Does anyone know what the signs are for the...
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    question about atrophy

    Well, that sucks that you have weakness and atrophy in both hands but that is great that it is more than likely not ALS. I have pain in my fingers but not really in my hands and none where I think there might be atrophy. But like I said I have not noticed any weakness. Do you think what I...
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    question about atrophy

    I am 36. My right hand is dominant. I know that my left hand is weaker than my right, always has been. And yes i completely understand that I should have some weakness before I see atrophy. I can grip things, twist lids off of jars, hold things and I can squeeze the hand muscle thing I have. And...
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    question about atrophy

    I am noticing what could be atrophy on my left hand in the muscle between my thumb and index finger. The indention is a lot larger than the one on my right hand. I have more what feels like loose skin there as well. And when I lay my hands flat the muscle is larger on my right hand. Could this...
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    concerned

    thank you to everyone who responded to my message. I can not even begin to imagine the things you all have to deal with on a daily basis and yet you still come on here and offer your knowledge to others. Thank you. the neurologist I saw said for me to come back in three months if the pinched...
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    concerned

    I have had the pain in my toes and fingers on and off (mostly on) for the last month. also had pain in leg muscles. went to ob/gyn and she told me take magnesium and did blood test to check for things (what things i don't know) but said everything looked good except my b12 was low so i am taking...
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    concerned

    my son(17 years old) lost his father in a car accident when he was four, my family and my two cats. my new babies for when my baby leaves the nest.
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    concerned

    thank you for responding. i am not normally an anxious person but with the sudden loss everything sends me into a panic now. i truly admire your courage. this scare has given me a new outlook on life. i am trying to enjoy everything i have and everything i can do because i know how quickly it...
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