muscle biopsy

  1. K

    new one

    hello to all, this is my first post though have been on the forum for a few months. I am one year unDX with symptoms 6months prior. My neuro said I had Inclusion Body Myocitis(ibm), but the muscle biopsy which is the definitive test for this came back unconclusive. he suggested that I might...
  2. C

    No DX Yet...

    Well I just got back from the ALS clinic and Doctor Sad-sack told me that yes, I have a neuro-muscular disease but he doesn't know which one yet. He also said at some point we may want to do a muscle biopsy but in his opinion, at the stage my symptoms are at, he doesn't expect it to be very...
  3. A

    Does this sound like ALS? I'm desperate for answers.

    I'm a 45 year old female. I started having problems in April. It started with a heavy and weak feeling in my right forearm. Within a few weeks, the feeling spread to my left forearm. Eventually, both upper arms felt that way as well. During this time I also have had intermittent muscle twitches...
  4. J

    A question about ALS

    Hi my name is John I am 40 years old, I am under investigation for a muscle wasting disease. Although the current theory is I have a rare Muscle Dystrophy. I am not so sure as there is no family history of this disease but there is a family history of ALS on my Mothers side, in which my uncle...
  5. S

    Hi

    Hi everyone I'm new to the forum. My husband Larry had the shingles in 1999 & then in 2001 had started having alot of weakness & fatigue went to the doc who did heart studies all normal then he sent us to a neurologist & without even an exam he was told that he didn't have anything wrong.He...
  6. P

    Thank you

    Hi I just wanted to thank those who have this terrible disease for their kindness and concern to those who worry about having ALS and to those who do have ALS. Also, I would like to thank those who did respond to my previous posts. For me, it hurts to read of those who are newly diagnosed...
  7. M

    Opinions appreciated

    This may be a bit long, but I would like opinions. In March I startedhaving problems with swallowing- it felt like I had something lodged in my throat, hoarse daily. This is when my husband noticed that my tongue was looking off (large with ridges on the sides). In May I started tripping when...
  8. S

    EMG/Muscle biopsy

    Hello. I writing to see if anyone can give me some information about EMGs and muscle biopsy. My husband is still in the process of being diagnosed. In different stages of MND, can different parts of the body be abnormal and others ok? My husbands previous doctor's EMG showed anterior horn...
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