calf atrophy

  1. R

    Worsening Symptoms and Second EMG

    Previous thread: Terrified Bulbar or Limb Onset? Varying Symptoms Sorry for posting again, but I've been having daily crying spells. I've tried to stay off the internet researching my symptoms, since the last time I posted my "Central Sleep Apnea" has seem to resolve after a few rounds of...
  2. T

    Hello everyone- I want to share the end of my story

    Hello everyone. I have posted here before. I would like to post one final time and share the end of my story in hopes that it will help those who come here in future in a similar situation to mine. This will be long, so please don't feel like you need to read it- I am not seeking help, but just...
  3. T

    Question about atrophy (with photos)

    Hello everyone, I have a previous thread here: https://www.alsforums.com/forum/do-i-have-als-als/41253-deeply-concerned.html I do not want to waste anyone's time, and am thankful to Laurie for her valuable insight already. I am posting because I am would really appreciate anyone's input on...
  4. Y

    Slight atrophy and weakness on one side of the body

    Dear all, please excuse me if I’m bothering you, I need an advice! So in january, it will be 3 and a half years since i started twitching.I twitch all over, even the places I don’t have atrophy. Since than I teitch 24/7. From the very beggining i noticed that some minor atrophy is developing and...
  5. L

    Calf atrophy

    So, I am not here for twitching. I never suspected ALS until my PT mentioned needing to see neurology/ortho for a muscle biopsy. I tore my gastrocnemius in May. It is not healing. Not responding to PT. I have lost an inch of muscle mass in the last 5 weeks in that calf. I was told...
  6. R

    Re Visiting

    Hi Folks, The past 16 months have been a challenge for me. I had not been able to get a diagnosis during that time. I had many symptoms that presented to be similar to ALS symptoms - calf atrophy, twitching, abnormal emg, etc. My neurologist would not diagnosis me with ALS, nor would he rule it...
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    Previous Poster Update - 24 years old

    Hi all, I last posted here in September of 2016. https://www.alsforums.com/forum/do-i-have-als-als/35890-24-years-old-progressing-symptoms.html I got a lot of feedback for my plethora of symptoms at that time which helped me calm down and assume something else was going on. I did eventually...
  8. J

    EMG Today

    Hello all, I have read the stickies and appreciate all of the knowledge on this site and the people here who are so helpful. Thank you for organizing this. I've had symptoms for 2 1/2 months. I have an EMG this afternoon. Concerned bc my calves, mainly my right one, have been twitching this...
  9. J

    neuro says 50 50....very scared

    hello everyone i posted about 3 months ago and was given a diagnosis of bfs by my neurologist although he had concerned over my calf atrophy. It was upon examination definitely smaller on the left calf and also was my thigh. Since then the twitching has continued possibly slightly more...
  10. J

    scared male 41, calf atrophy?? Advice please!

    Hi all and thank you in advance to anyone who reads this and can offer any advice. I am a 41 year old male and have recently started to have symptoms which I am scared may be ALS/ MND or something serious. I cant work or function properly at all and have huge anxiety as a result. About 6 weeks...
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