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    What a journey - worried about ALS - former Cancer Survivor

    Hello everyone - Let me start by saying you all have been excellent in guiding the users here. You approach each person with respect and understanding and bring great expertise from your own experiences. I have read the sticky notes and many other posts. My story - I am 47 years old male...
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    So worried

    6 months ago I had weakness on my right side, numb tongue, facial numbness, followed by fasiculations in my tongue and my entire body. Fast forward and I have right foot drop burning tongue, difficulty swallowing I just left the hospital after an endoscopy, swallow study and a manometry, clean...
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    Laryngospasm and atrophy

    First of all, I'd like to apologize for the post. I've tried to avoid it until now, but my worries are totally draining the focus of my life and I feel you can help me. I'm a man, I'm 28 years old and I live in Spain. Just over two months ago I started having a cough crisis that did not end at...
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    My story

    Hello, I want to share with you our story in full. There are bits and pieces all over the forum, but I wanted to gather everything together. My father received a final diagnosis of MND yesterday. My father (60) started experiencing symptoms quite a while ago, around the winter of 2016. He...
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    Was EMG performed correctly?

    As a follow up to my previous thread that was closed, I had a clean EMG on Friday. The NCV did end up showing that I have moderate carpal tunnel in my right wrist and mild carpal tunnel in my left wrist. My neurologist also thinks that my hands are just naturally the way they are, he said it's...
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    Howdy, and Here's My Story

    Hello all, I've been combing the forums for a month or so, mostly because I'm not sure how to manoeuvre around here. I've been learning a LOT from forum, so many helpful people, and especially I've been feeling like I'm getting to know some of you, if not by actual name, then by user name...
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    This one’s for the worriers

    Hi all, I’ve been lurking here on and off for a little over a year and have even caved and posted a few threads. I just had my third clean EMG in 12 months. There was a point shortly after the onset of my symptoms where I was convinced I had ALS. I would come home from work and basically take...
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    Atrophy in bicep

    Hi, first off would like to thank u guys in advance. I noticed atrophy in My lower bicep. My orthopedic did a MRI of My neck shoulder and bicep. Stated I have a bunch of issues but nothing that stands out as a cause. My strength appears normal as it was tested by My PT. My reflexes in the...
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    Looking for opinions

    Hello, I am writing with all my respect to people who are dealing with this terrible disease. Two months ago I suffered a big motorcycle accident. Broken transverse process Th1, first rib, and etc. I am writing as I have read on this forum about people who think their ALS was cause by a...
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    Abnormal EMG results

    Hi all, I've had widespread twitching for quite a while but know by now that twitching is non-specific. Some other symptoms have come up however that have been causing me more concern. Some of my muscles, including obliques (both sides), calf muscles and foot arch have been feeling 'crampy', so...
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