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    Questions about symptoms

    Hi everyone. I am posting here for the second time, my first thread being that I was due for an EMG. The neurologist I went to here in South Africa deemed it unnecessary, although he did zero tests for any muscle weakness and is by no means an expert on ALS. He was extremely dismissive and did...
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    Concerned after initial neuro exam

    Hello, everyone. I was just wondering if I would be able to get some feedback and opinions from the wonderful people on this forum. I realize you guys get a lot of questions regarding things don't seem to be related to ALS, so I apologize in advance if I go down the same path. First of all, I...
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    Just a question

    So I got emg Monday but I’ve been having weird problems with my right side and he did left I asked him after why he didn’t do right and said he wasn’t checking for als for me cause I have no signs of it and said abnormaliltys would show up anyway cause I’ve been having 4 months of symptoms the...
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    My Experience with Twitching

    Mid 30's male, grandmother diagnosed at 73. Began twitching in arm in early December, went away for a few weeks, came back in late December in left calf and r. arm, and felt like it was spreading each week: right calf, thighs, neck etc.. I twitch somewhere in my body every few seconds, for...
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    Waiting on Neuro, scared.

    Hi, Thank you in advance for your time. I've read many of the posts here and I am in a similar situation. My grandmother died at age 76 from ALS, and it has given me a lot of anxiety over the past 10 years related to it. I also had a more distant relative (a cousin of my father) who I believe...
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    concern over recent symptoms

    Hi all, First of all, thanks in advance to anybody who takes the time to reply to my post. I am a 32-year-old caucasian man currently living in Los Angeles. My symptoms started about 8 months ago with some intermittent muscle twitching that I noticed on and off in my neck, biceps, legs, all over...
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    Concern over recent symptoms

    Hi all, First of all, thanks in advance to anybody who takes the time to reply to my post. I am a 32-year-old caucasian man currently living in Los Angeles. My symptoms started about 8 months ago with some intermittent muscle twitching that I noticed on and off in my neck, biceps, legs, all...
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    Update: Abnormal EMG with Twitching

    **Original Thread** https://www.alsforums.com/forum/do-i-have-als-als/43237-abnormal-emg-twitching-any-hope.html Hello All, particularly KarenNWendyn and lgelb and others... Figured I may as well update my above thread regarding mainly twitching, long story short he determined it is Benign...
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    tricks against fears and anxiety

    Dear all. I've been caught into a depression spiral lately. I'm quite stable symptomwise as for now but I'm taking a heavy beating mentally. The most challenging moments are dusk and mornings just after waking up. There creep the worst thoughts of any day: anger, 'why me', mediations about my...
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    Body twitches/ hand jerk

    Hi I’m brand new to the board I’m a 52 year old male,and have just one question. I have for the past two months experienced body twitches all over,some in my thighs, calves tricep, rib, buttocks and eyelid . I also had one episode upon waking in the morning kinda half way between awake and sleep...
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