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    ALS fears

    Hi guys, I’m really new to this thread and have read all the information before posting this. I’m really scared at the moment. A few days ago I noticed a sudden weakness in my left leg. This wasn’t gradual and as I say, very sudden. I can still walk properly, walk on my tip toes and I don’t...
  2. J

    Failing

    Hi I work out twice a week - nothing major. But I noticed that when doing fly-curls with dumb bells on the right I can no longer lift the 15kg wight off the ground with the right arm when lying on my back - the exercise is aimed at the pecs/chest and I can do it fine when i've started - it's...
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    Please please help with my symptoms!!

    Hi all, I am so very hopeful that somebody can either put my mind at rest or give me the strength I need to really push my doctor for some more information. I am a 36 year old female. For the past few weeks I have noticed that I am having muscle twitching or "fasciculations' all over by body...
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    New issues and would appreciate advice

    Hi - a tentative question, having read the stickies and visited a neuro earlier this year (February). I’m a 52 year old man, now had twitches for about 18 months (arms, back, legs) and in February had an EMG on my left side. This revealed Fascs at a number of points, but nothing else. Ok, the...
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    My husband believes he has Als

    My name is Bella. I am 23 years old I am married to a wonderful man. My husband is a 35 year old male and he has been sick for about 3 months with terrible symptoms. He did get some MRI's done and it did show that he has bulging disc in his neck and lower back. Also known as herniated disc in...
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    So Scared

    I'm a 35 year old woman. I have two small children. Since beginning of June , I started to have muscle pain in my quads, calves, biceps, triceps. Muscle twitching all over my body and muscle weakness everywhere. I'm losing muscle strength. I can tell because every time I use a muscle...
  7. J

    Confirmed diagnosis on friday

    Well, got my second opinion. confirmed I have ALS. I was very happy with the doctor I saw. She was compassionate and took an hour and a half doing some tests such as reflex, strength etc. then she said the words. I’m sorry she said. She wants to do another EMG of back, left leg, left arm and...
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    Concerned about ALS

    Since January I have had body wide twitching which gets worse at night. I don't have it all the time, it comes and goes. My left side of my body seems to shake. When I curl my toes sometimes my left will shake but the right toes don't. Same with my left hand, if I squeeze something it will...
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    Update to previous thread

    Hello again, my previous thread is now closed but i wanted to make an update as to my current situation. Since my last post I have had an ultra sound of my shoulder which showed inflammation and fluid and was diagnosed with tendinitis and bursitis; I am currently awaiting physiotherapy. My...
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    could this be bulbar als?

    hey here! i'm new to this forum but i've been reading it for a long time.. now my concern is about my mother she has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia she has all the pains and the symptoms but a neurologist also had suspected als (that happenned 3 years ago) because she had absence of gag reflex...
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