muscle twitch

  1. M

    On the internet all roads lead to ALS...

    Hi all, I'm a long time reader of these forums but this is the first time I've felt inclined to post in response to the many, many people who appear to be using the internet as their 'reliable' source of information. I have been recently diagnosed as having Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia, a...
  2. S

    ALS Fasciculations

    Is it true that ALS fasciculations only happen when the muscle is at rest and that these are very different in character to the standard muscle twitch? I had a follow up with my Neuro yesterday and I was telling him the muscle twitches in my calf, biceps etc. have eased off but still happen...
  3. ktmj

    Myoclonic Jerks?

    I have written before about the jerking of my arms/shoulders. It is almost out of control. Some days it is non-stop throughout the day, originating in my chest muscle (pecs), shoulder, bicep, tricep. It does not move the whole arm wildly, but it certainly moves the arm. People have noticed it...
  4. C

    Maybe ALS? Please Help- Need Advice and Awnsers

    Hello- First, thank you for taking the time to read this and offer me some advice. I am currently confused and very worried about my health:confused: Here is the current situation- I am a 31 yr old male, in great shape, dont smoke or drink. 2 months ago i started having the following issues...
  5. codya13105

    Is This Muscle Wasting?

    I WAS LOOKING AT MY ARM, WANT THERE IS AN INDENTION EXACTLY WHERE MY MUSCLE TWITCH IS...I'D SAY ITS ABOUTH THE SIZE OF A NICKEL...DOES WASTING CAUSE INDENTIONS? I CANT STOP THINKING ABOUT THIS! IM CONVINCED I HAVE ALS.:cry:
  6. R

    swelling?

    Sometimes I get random swelling that has occurred in mainly in my hands but has occurred in my lips as well. It is odd. My hand will just suddenly swell up. I have never had this type of reaction before. Is swelling like this associated with ALS? I have what seems to be other ALS symptoms -...
  7. M

    Please help me... Wright or anyone - tell me what you think?

    Hello, I'm not sure I can get PM's - so I apologize to Wright if this is a duplicate: I have been going to various Dr's for awhile trying to figure out what my problem is.. here are my symptoms: About 6 months ago I started having night sweats... no other symptoms... I went to my GP who...
  8. F

    I need some help understanding twitching...

    I'm a little frustrated as I either cannot find a clear answer as to what type of twitching I'm having, or I don't understand the answers... I am experiencing the following... Random slight contractions of muscle that are focused in one spot of the muscle. It can contract once, or it can go on...
  9. C

    atrophing and weakness without fascilations

    Hi all, Has anyone had weakness and atrophing in there hands and forearms but never have one muscle twitch/fascilation in those spots. I do get cramping and stiffness in my hands. I do get random twitching in other places. I am just curious because I hear alot of you on here talking about hand...
  10. C

    Face twitching?

    Is there face twitching associated with ALS or mostly large muscle twitch?
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