dirty emg

  1. P

    One week since diagnosis...

    My girlfriend was told that her symptoms are consistent with ALS a week ago at Mass General Hospital. As I stated in previous posts I have known for a while...and her dirty EMG sent us to Boston for the second opinion/confirmation. The first few days were spent crying/ holding her. She now...
  2. O

    Common path? Dirty EMG, clean MRI, ALS clinic referral?

    I realize the answer is wait and see the dx, just wondering if I’m on a common path to a diagnosis that others have experienced? I have extreme left arm weakness (can’t lift), and increasing weakness in other limbs + fasciculations + fatigue. EMG by neuro found “active and chronic denervation”...
  3. D

    Emg questions part 2

    Hello, I would've reffered to my last post but due to time it was closed so I'm back reporting my results from April 2018 from Houston Methodist. The NCS/ emg were basically the same as 6 months prior, emg still showing chronic denervation with partial reeinnvation and NCS showing 40% slowing...
  4. G

    Can B12 deficiency cause all these symptoms/signs?

    Hi, I'm a realtively old member of the DIHALS forum, so I'll try to be as straightforward as possible to recap the basics: My father passed away from PBP at the of 56. No other family member had MND, and he encountered both head trauma and large amounts of diesel exhaust. I've had widespread...
  5. O

    Looking for I put on emg

    I have had twitches and and some muscle soreness for a 11 months I seen a neurologist who did a ncv test and a emg on one muscle in the beciep at the beginning of my twitching. 10 months later I went back and had a emg done when the test was over she said things looked fine. I asked for a copy...
  6. Tedstehr

    PLS with dirty EMG

    I couldn't find this exact answer so I'll ask it! Is it possible I could have PLS? I have upper motor neuron problems, mainly spasticity and balance in my legs. But I have no wasting or muscle weakness to speak of after a year since first symptoms. But my EMG was dirty and I do have...
  7. Lkaibel

    One Year Ago Today

    Brian was diagnosed with ALS. We had known for since 6/15/2016, when suddenly one day his left hand could no longer do what his right hand could. Added to the foot drop, the dirty EMG, the clean MRI and blood work I knew for sure there was no other explanation. He still held out a little hope...
  8. K

    EMG changes before weakness? How long?

    Hello, I know that doctors say if you have fasciculations, about 6 - 8 months no additional symptoms excludes als. But then, I am reading people who state they had dirty emg's and it took years (!) to perceive weakness in that region. It doesn't make sense. I thought denervation/fibrillation...
  9. B

    Here I am, back again. Clean EMG, now dirty one.

    Hi guys, So I was on here a while back complaining of crampy muscles, twitching in my calves, fatigue and pain. I went in to a neurologist and got an EMG (it was about three weeks after the symptoms started) and it came back clean. Had a second option EMG a week later - also clean. The doc...
  10. C

    Progressive symptoms...

    Hi to all. I have some more threads but they are closed. I way saying that i won't write here again but i think it will be ok for another people to find more information. So I have some symptoms for 1 1/2 years.. mainly bulbar. I am 32 years old men in good shape( i was before symptoms) If you...
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