fasciculation

  1. K

    Fearing For My Life, Please Help

    Before I say anything I just wanted to say that YES, I have read the stickied “read before you post” I am a 19 year old male. Starting in the beginning of November I began to experience constant twitching in my calves. The twitching is 24/7, it does not stop. The only thing that will change is...
  2. Maoko

    How to tell teenagers?

    Hello everyone, I 'm french, my father died of als in 2015, he had done genetic testing but the results went after his death and then nobody told us anything. We all assume that it was sporadic. Then, in 2016 my sister went under a IVF procedure and needed the results, bingo: c9orf72. At this...
  3. T

    Is my EMG conducted right?

    Hi It is more that three month that I'm reading this invaluable forum. I never wanted to started a thread because I know how precious is PALS' time. I'm 33 YO Male - since almost 9 months I feel some strange involuntary move in my tongue and ring in the ear - since almost 4 months fascics in my...
  4. V

    Need honest opinions--or tough love!

    I am in need of honest opinions-and maybe a little tough love. First: I have so much respect for the folks battling this disease while also being willing to support and advise others. My gratitude goes out to you. Second: I read the sticky, and I realize I likely don't belong on this forum...
  5. W

    Our Story so far

    Hi everyone, firstly thank you for accepting me in to the forum. I am here to learn a bit more about ALS and to be able to talk to others that are or have gone through this process as it feels such a lonely place to be sometimes. It all started back in May/June 2017 with my partner, who was...
  6. M

    Is this bullbar ALS?

    Hi @ All, first I would like to introduce myself. My name is Mike I am 34 years old. I have some worries and questions and really hope that you could help me. So let´s start in 2007. When I was 23 years old, so it means nearly 11 years ago I have started with muscle twitching. In that time...
  7. A

    New issues and would appreciate advice

    Hi - a tentative question, having read the stickies and visited a neuro earlier this year (February). I’m a 52 year old man, now had twitches for about 18 months (arms, back, legs) and in February had an EMG on my left side. This revealed Fascs at a number of points, but nothing else. Ok, the...
  8. C

    Looked like MS but could be AlS instead.

    I just have one question. Was anyone told they might have MS but later the doctor decided it was actually ALS? The reason I’m asking is I’ve been seeing an internal medicine doctor for about 8 months. At the beginning he said that my symptoms fit with MS but my MRI’s I had done were not...
  9. G

    Muscle atrophy, weakness, fasciculation for 7 months now.

    Hi everyone, I'm seeking some advice on some serious health issues I've been experiencing for the last 7 months. I started having twitches in my arms which over a period of time spread to my whole body including my tongue. Weakness in my right hand/ big thumb, after some time I started having...
  10. C

    [22y/m] Is there any other disease that can mimic these symptoms?

    Hi, I'm male, 22 yrs old, and I very worried about these symtomps. I know that ALS is rare, specially in people of my age, but I dont think there is other disease that can mimic these symptons that i'm feeling. - since dec/2017: post nasal drip - i'm feeling that my breath is low. When I run...
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