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    Is this ALS?

    I am a 42 year old woman. I have been having muscle twitches all over my body for 3 months now, I have been to the dr multiple times. My blood work is perfect, they have checked my potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium etc, also checked my thyroid and para thyroid, my CPK is normal, no...
  2. J

    15 Months of Twitching

    On May 5, 2017 my right thumb began to twitch. It was after playing WAY too many hours of video games, but I googled "thumb twitch" and came across als. Big mistake. I've had anxiety disorder since I was 14, so that tipped me over the edge. During that time I also suffered from a severe burning...
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    Fear of ALS due to widespread symptoms, I need your view in this.

    Hi everyone Yes, I have read the stickies and I appreciate them! But, I would like to explain my situation and get your views on it. So, my fear is ALS. I am a 30 year old male, I have aways been healthy expect for some allergy. Also, my mother tongue is Swedish so I hope my English is not...
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    Plz help,extream anxiety

    I am 26 years old,3 months back started sudden whole body twiching,i have normal power but now twiching mostly occure in my back and deltoids,biceps,triceps......THE MOST DISTURBING THING is my both shoulder joints and shoulder girdle seems loose and shoulders have cracking sound...have back...
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    question about symptoms of ALS

    All, As a preface: Dr. Google has me a bit worked up, so I wanted to ask you all a question about some odd symptoms I'm having, as well as if they're anything to do with ALS. About 4 days ago I got a weird, painless twitch in my left cheek. I could see it twitch intermittently for the better...
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    Please Help Me

    I apologize for the length, but would love to hear anyone with knowledge weigh in on my situation. I am a 28 year old male. About 6 weeks ago, out of the blue, I started experiencing pins and needles in my arms, hands, ankles and feet. For a few weeks that was my only symptom. It subsided for...
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    sincere question and story

    hello im a 21 year old male who was been having some weird symptoms and really would like to ask a question, i really didnt want to post here because having read other threads i know how much it annoys you when anxious people ask questions but I promise if im told that my symptoms dont sound...
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    Praying it's not true

    Last Thursday, my 60 yr old husband (husband of 6 weeks, I should add!) was told by a neurologist that he has ALS. His only symptom is weakness in one hand which came on suddenly in June 2016. At that time, his PCP ordered an MRI and he was promptly sent to a neurosurgeon who diagnosed him with...
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    New diagnosis and bulbar issues

    I was diagnosed in December with ALS. My doctor describes my form as atypical and slowly progressing. I've had full body fasciculations for over 2 years, but speech problems started slowly last January. Recently, my voice has gotten progressively worse. I also cough a lot, particularly when...
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    Searching for an answer

    Hello everyone. I am here because I am worried about a diagnosis of ALS. I have recently been down a long road of finding out what is "wrong" with me. I am a 25 year old female and things started for me about 1 year ago. I started having very bad headaches and I eventually was scheduled for an...
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