leg pain

  1. S

    Need Advice

    I am a 54 year old and 40 year type1 diabetic (no complications) who started having walking balance type issues a few years back. My thyroid and other things were checked and all was OK. About 6 months later, I started getting extremely cold burning spots (softball size) in the same spot on my...
  2. tripete

    Lots of questions - Timeline and Symptoms

    Since my diagnosis (and before when it was hinted at) I have been trying to figure out what to expect and at what time interval. It has been extremely frustrating as all I can find are VERY broad generalities due to the nature of ALS. My symptoms began as follows; May 2013 lower pack pain...
  3. S

    Leg pain

    I have been having calf pain. Also legs feel heavy, shaky, hard to walk on, sometimes weird vibrating/tingly pain. Does this sound like ALS? I am going to a doctor anyway, but just wanted your thoughts. If not i will go away.
  4. S

    Differential Diagnosis?

    Hey All, With your experience of symptoms and other people's posts, perhaps you could help shed light on what THREE neurologists cannot, please? I'm worried but not freaking out- life is like a box of chocolates eh? 37 yrs old/Male Symptom onset: 9 months ago- mild non-specific tremor- it...
  5. G

    Are these symptoms of ALS?Please help

    I used to excercise on a regular basis One morning two months ago I woke up with pain in my left leg .The pain was radiating from the ankle to the outer calf and i had been experiencing muscle weakness a week before this happened .I thought this was some kind of sparin.Went into ER .The did an x...
  6. J

    I think I may have ALS? Please help

    Hi, first of all I am 33 years old male. Over the last several (3) months, I have been having right lower leg pain. It is a heaviness when I stand. It hurts awfully bad. When I drive my truck the next day, the back of my leg muscle is sore. My muscles are so tight. The pain radiates down from my...
  7. Rainbow5

    Testing underway; kinda angry; purposeful resilience

    Hi all, Thank you for reading this - it means a great deal to know that folks are out there willing to provide support. This is not my first time in life with health issues. I have successfully experienced, with purposeful resiliance -epilepsy (since 12, well controlled) a fall down the...
  8. Rainbow5

    Avoidance for too many years (posted in wrong forum initially)

    Up front i thank anyone who patiently reads emails like mine. I had breast cancer(5 years cancer free double mastectomy) and remember looking for help and generous folks pitched in and provided support. So thank you. I have been avoiding a diagnosis and could use some advice. I will explain...
  9. Rainbow5

    Avoidance for too many years

    Up front i thank anyone who patiently reads emails like mine. I had breast cancer(5 years cancer free double mastectomy) and remember looking for help and generous folks pitched in and provided support. So thank you. I have been avoiding a diagnosis and could use some advice. I will explain...
  10. MaxEidswick

    Swollen feet?

    I really don't think this is likely related to my ALS degeneration (which seems to be accelerating in my right arm and in leg pain), but since I have recently started the Riluzole maybe it is a side effect. Thoughts? Thanks, Max
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