als symptoms

  1. K

    ALS symptoms?

    Hi all, I’ve been lurking for a while but have been hesitant to post because I don’t want to upset anyone by jumping the gun. I’ll try and make this short but I just need some insight into what I’m experiencing. It started with twitching that I noticed going on two months ago. The twitches...
  2. L


    Hello everyone. I have been driving myself crazy the last few weeks. It seems like over the last couple months I was experiencing some pain in my right knee. Not all the time, nothing major. Fast forward til about 2 weeks ago. I started having some rib pain on my left side, then knee pain on my...
  3. W

    Atrophy + Fasciculations

    I am a 28 year old white male. After playing basketball 5 months ago, I developed severe pain in between my traps (more towards the right), and it hurt to turn my head to the right. Shortly thereafter, I developed numbness in my index and middle finger (aware these aren't ALS symptoms, but bare...
  4. K

    17 year old male fast progressing als symptoms

    hello everyone, first and foremost i want to say that to all of you living with als, you guys are an inspiration and you guys are all warriors, i mean no disrespect by this post just treally concerned and any bit of answers would help a lot! so the last 2 months i have just constantly been...
  5. P

    Worried sick about my son in law could this be als

    Hi im just looking for some advise , My son in law is 26 was very fit caring for severely disabled ppl for the last 7 years. About a year ago he started feeling vibrations in his legs but was still getting around. Over the last couple of months it has become where he isnt managing to stand...
  6. Doglady

    Limb onset question

    Hello all! It's certainly great to be a part of this group of experts - and I do appreciate all the helpful advice I've received and read in past messages on various topics. The knowledge and wisdom here is awesome and I've learned a lot! So, where else would I go when I can't figure...
  7. M

    Possibly ALS?

    Hello Everyone, Let me start by saying I have been in here for a month now reading up on discussions and symptoms and I have read through the stickies as well. Just wanted to say the community here is amazing and the people diagnosed with this diseased who take time to help people with care and...
  8. A

    Awidz' thread- advice needed

    how do I do a new post? for asking questions. I keep trying but it keeps getting deleted, and now saying they will ban my privileges. I don't see what I am doing wrong with posting or how to start new post. p kease help, I must be missing something.
  9. H

    ALS Symptoms - worried

    Hi, I am new to this forum. I’m going to try keeping this short. I am 29 years old and since the beginning of August I’ve been experiencing weakness/tightness in my right leg. It was mild then, but has gotten worse over the couple months. Sometimes I want to pull my leg because of weird...
  10. J

    Denver, CO improves ALS symptoms?

    Hi, I recently came back to NJ from a four-day trip to Denver, CO. While I was there, several of my symptoms had improved noticeably. My ability to swallow water had improved back to the pre ALS levels; the back of my knees which are usually the stiffest part, softened up and made my walking...