could this be als

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    Could this be ALS?

    Hi it’s been a while since I last posted. I have been still progressively. Getting worse I recently had an another opinion at st Luke’s in kc mo. I had a EMG on only my leg muscles it was very painful the neurologist wouldn’t say yes or no to ALS. Said he wanted to schedule me for my arms next...
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    Could this be ALS area of forum

    I feel strongly that this section of the forum should be discontinued. That or moderated far more strictly so that only those with genuine reasons for concern get their posts published and discussed and supported etc. The first time I posted on this forum was in that area, and that was only...
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    Could this be ALS?

    I have posted few times before. Sorry for posting again. I have muscle weakness, twitching, muscle atrophy, bad breathing problems. And I have new symptom that feels like my muscles. Are been paralyzed. They are extremely weak very weird weakness feeling. Can barely move them I know longer have...
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    Possible ALS?

    I have debated posting bc I am scared of the response I might get. I have convinced myself I have als. Background: For years (since 2015ish) I have had a tremor and occasional trigger finger/thumb, in right hand. In 2019 I went to a neurologist & he did a nerve test and emg, it had an abnormal...
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    EMG results

    Hello guys...I am a 28 years old and I started having muscle twitches in December 2018. I had a EMG today and it showed fasciculations in every muscle, but also fibrillations and polyphasics in some muscles. My doctor was worried and would like to repeat the test in two months....I am scared...
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    Ear “throbbing”

    Left ear seems to be quite often “throbbing” a little. I have worn hearing aids for several years and have occasionally had this feeling, but not this often and for this long. Could this be ALS related? This kept me up for some time during the night. Could not get back to sleep for awhile.
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    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...
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    I have a feeling this could be ALS

    Please tell me if this sounds familar to any of you... I am a 31 year old mixed race female and 2 months ago I started to have trouble swallowing, then trouble breathing came next, soon all the muscles in my body hurt and felt very weak. The weakness and pain started with my neck, jaw and upper...
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    Could this be ALS?

    I started having muscle spasms and what I believed muscle twitches in both my legs about 6 weeks ago along with tingling in feet and numbness. Soon after I felt the twitches in other parts of my body. I also have tingliness in my hands. I can still do my daily activities so no muscle weakness. I...
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    Finger contraction

    Hello, For the past 1 week + I have experience a contraction in my hand/pinky that is on and off. My pinky and hand muscle of my left hand is exp riencing an intermittent spasm. It will come every half hour and stiffen on and off for 5 seconds about 10 times. This has caused come cramping in...