neurologist

  1. K

    Club membership at hand

    Well, damn. My local neurologist, after two months of elimination tests, has now indicated likely NMD, with ALS being the most likely candidate. He basically kicked the can down the road and referred me to Dr. Pulley at Jacksonville Shands. We see him in late April for a second EMG and opinion...
  2. W

    Should I be worried?

    Hello and thanks in advance for reading this and giving me some direction. I went to my PCP due to muscle twitching. At first, it was all over twitching. Now it seems more centralized, as in the sides of both calves, the back of my thighs, top and bottom of my foot. There are times I will...
  3. I

    Possible als

    Hello I have been experiencing body wide twitching noticable since December. It seems to be getting worse since then. l am also experiencing weakness in my arms and legs worse after any activity even if it just something simple as getting dressed. I am somewhat worried. I have been...
  4. G

    Help - newly diagnosed

    I'm a bit lost - finally third neurologist confirmed I have ALS. I am using walker now - wondering if I should go ahead and purchase a used wheel chair on Craig's List. Also - in a great deal of pain at night - horrible cramps - given muscle relaxers - still little help. They tell me ALS is...
  5. F

    No diagnosis but something is off

    Dear all, thank you very much for taking the time to read this and I wish all of you the very best. I have read the stickies and I know that a lot points away from ALS, however my neurologist cannot really tell me what is going on so I thought I'd ask. I don't know if it is related but in...
  6. L

    Als fears

    Hello everyone. I'm new on here have alot of fears and anxiety about ALS. I have not been diagnosed. I've had four opinions from 4 different doctors that say I do not have that. I do have an EMG schedule in 3 weeks. I've been having a lot of pain in my legs feet arms. I would say minimal...
  7. M

    25 year old. Possible ALS?

    Hi everyone; let me introduce myself. My name is Yasmin and I am a 25 year old female. I hate that I’ve come here and I wish I didn’t get to this point because I feel absolutely awful for doing so but the anxiety ended me up in the hospital and I am at my lowest point with this fear or...
  8. W

    Questions on testing

    Thank you for taking the time to read what I have going on. I am a 44 years old mom of two adult children and a 10 year old. Last month, my boss called an ambulance and had me taken to the hospital because I was having problems talking, couldn’t swallow and couldn’t lift my leg and I panicked...
  9. P

    Upcoming EMG and Terrified

    Hi everyone. Thank you for welcoming me onto this site. I read the sticky, so I'll try my best to adhere to the statements there. I'm 27, female, and have been having concerning symptoms since mid-September 2018. Symptoms first started in my left hand and forearm. Started with twitching and...
  10. M

    I was finally diagnosed after my father

    This is my previous article link: https://www.alsforums.com/forum/do-i-have-als-als/43074-my-sister-i-have-same-symptoms-same-time-after-my-father-diagnosed.html Hello everyone, I returned after being diagnosed after 6 months of symptoms and tests. My neurologist concluded MND disease after a...
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