muscle biopsy

  1. L

    unsure

    Hello everybody Thank you for the possibility to ask spezific questions about my symptomes. I can t imagine what you are going through. Thank you for your time! Since 2013 strange symptomes startet on my dominant side of my body: dropping small things daily, shoulder sank down, beginning...
  2. L

    6 months with the following

    Hi, I've consistently experienced the following for six months. I'd appreciate any thoughts. - body wide fasciculations, legs most common area - perceived weakness in left leg, right shoulder, lower back (nothing noticeable by neurologist) - difficulty breathing - exercise routine cut to about...
  3. F

    I'm scared

    Hi everyone my name is Sara. In September 2015 I was tentatively diagnosed with upper motor neuron disease by the ALS specialists at Northwestern University in Chicago. I've had 2 EMG's that show chronic denervation in a couple of muscles in my lower legs and a muscle biopsy analyzed at Mayo...
  4. C

    Question about muscle biopsy

    Hello! I have a question about my muscle biopsy report. I have been having limb muscle pain, numbness, tingling, burning and achy feelings for almost two years. My other symptoms are trouble swallowing, laying flat at night, stubbing my fingers and a lot of confusion. This is in both my arms...
  5. K

    reality bites

    It is time for me to move from do I have als/mnd to another forum however I do not have a specific diagnosis as of yet, to explain which I am confident most or all of you will understand my 4 emg's and clinical exam cannot be denied. I went in November 18 th for a fourth emg it is always an...
  6. karla r

    Back to the neurologist.

    Well, blood tests came out fine. No lupus, lymes, mg, nor anything that shows up in blood work. So, had another complete MRI of spine, with and without the contrast this time. Absolutely nothing. With the MRI of the brain done in January, he has now also ruled out ms, and any sort of...
  7. L

    Hi there! - In a limbo

    First of all, I just want to say I couldn't thank you guys enough for your precious time. I've been lurking for a month or so, and I can see this forum is full of awesome, helping people. Real life heroes. I might be in the process of joining the club though. Now, I don't want to disclose any...
  8. A

    What is a relevant symptom and what is not?

    I am a 59 year old, caucasian woman. I am awaiting an appointment with an ALS specialist. Thinking back, I had weakness in my left arm as early as Jan. 2014. In May 2014, I had an event that included dizziness (felt like I was banking to the right all the time) and, after a week, tingling in...
  9. R

    Was on here a year ago and need your further advice

    Dear All, I had written on the forum around a year ago regarding some symptoms that i had developed, in a nut shell it started off as weakness in my arm and leg and then progressed into twitching all over my body, flash forward almost a year ahead and i can't really say if its gotten much worse...
  10. T

    It's not always ALS

    So I've been at this process trying to get a diagnosis for three years now. It's been a hard road. I am still in the Army and have been for 17 years. My disease process and diagnosis has literally been all over the place! I'm no faker or malingerer, quite the opposite. I was used to running five...
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