als onset

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    Worrying about ALS

    Hello, I am 29 years old female. Lately i am experiencing severe generalized muscle weakness (left side is a little bit weaker), muscle cramps and muscle pain throughout my body, profound overall weakness and diffuse muscle twitching and they are slowly worsening. I need your opinion about my...
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    Worried about weakness

    Hello...I have an appt with a neuromuscular specialist next week, but I was hoping to get some opinions before then. I was walking to my son's school about 6 weeks ago, and I fell forward when my left knee buckled. I was thinking that it could be my lupus acting up. At that time, I could walk on...
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    Hand 'weakness possible early ALS symptoms

    Hey everyone 32 white female no outstanding medical history besides a recent csection for breech baby. About two weeks ago I was really tired/mildly depressed. I slept for most of 2-3 days straight besides to wake up and feed baby. When I would wake up I noticed some numbness is my hands, which...
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    Puzzling symptoms. Worried sick.

    I previously posted a thread regarding some weird physical symptoms which i have been experiencing. 38 year old male. Approximately 8 weeks ago noticed some twitching in forearms and biceps. Twitching would occur typically after exertion, but also when muscles were at rest. Twitching was...
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    ALS onset?

    Hello everyone. I hope to get some insights from you, since I have been worried wick for about a year now because of the different symptoms that I've been experiencing. It all started about a year ago when I noticed that the left side of my body would get pins and needles faster than the other...
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    Symptom Checking

    I know that Dr. Google is my worst enemy here, but have been experiencing some weird symptoms over the past several weeks. 38 year old male. Noticed forearm twitching a few weeks ago. Stiffness in hands. Point-tenderness in one of my fingers. Some numbness in the palm of one hand and the...
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    No I do not have ALS. I have a question about onset

    1. This is my first post and no, I do not have ALS. I am going to ask a VALID question regarding a close friend of mine who passed away 3 months ago from ALS. Regarding myself, I have advanced diabetes and a history of colon cancer, but other than this, I am fortunate and lucky enough to be...
  8. R

    Back with a question

    So I am about eight to ten weeks into this, with fasciculations, mainly in the calfs, which started after I started exercising, but they haven't gone away and I do have some pain in the calfs. I also have the occasional one in my bicep, tricep, quad or back. However, they do stop for a couple...
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    Precursors of ALS and Vets at increased risk.

    Hello everyone. I read the sticky and some threads in this forum. I want to say my prayers go out to everyone struggling with ALS, or any other health issues, and if you believe in God, I want you to know that you are in my prayers. I do not know how gradual ALS onset can be. I know it varies...
  10. J

    Anxiety over atypical ALS onset

    Hey everyone. I've visited this forum many times over the past year due to some health issues I've had, and I thought I'd finally post to get your thoughts on a) my specific issues/symptoms, and b) how to process in general the discrepancies between the ALS onset "common knowledge" vs specific...
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