ring finger

  1. D

    Strange symptom - early sign of weakness?

    Would it make sense that the very first, very early symptom is the pinky going “limp”; can still perform what you ask it to when you conscuously ask it to, but when not thinking about it, it follows along but looks and feels unenaged with seemingly less muscle contraction? Also, it can...
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    2nd EMG tomorrow

    Doctors have confirmed weakness in my right hand. I can no longer extend my middle and ring finger when holding my hand straight up :(. This was a shock to me as they told me my first emg was completely normal. Please wish me luck for my emg tomorrow. I am so scared right now. I thought clean...
  3. S

    New symptom, worried

    Hello All! I have been a lurker here off and on for about a year, but I felt it time to post as I'm sitting here in my computer chair worried out of my mind, have been for the past few weeks. After going through the initial post I though my symptoms are similar to those with ALS and wanted the...
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    ALS Very Worried

    Hello, I am 23 years old and for the past two months have been experiencing a number of concerning symptoms. The timeline of my symptoms are as follows: Feb - I work out a fair amount and was just getting back into running when I had a patelleformal knee injury to my left which caused pain...
  5. D

    ALS Worries

    Hello everybody, I am a 19 year old male and about 2 weeks ago i started to feel weakness in the fingers on my left hand. This soon developed into some soreness and pain but in the last two days the pain and soreness has all seem to go away, but my left hand now seems to feel weaker than my...
  6. A

    6 months in. Symptoms progressing. Doctors perplexed

    Hi all. Brief recap: Sept 2017 - ring finger twitch/tremor starts Oct 2017 - spread to other fingers Nov 2017 - unremarkable EMG Dec 2017- tremor spreads to other hand Feb 2018 - repeat EMG unremarkable in hands and arms, but “irregular” in face and leg...yet somehow simultaneously...
  7. H

    Young Man Panic Ring Finger

    Good Morning ladies and gents, I am hoping to shed some light on something that really is baffling me as i have been worried for nearly 3 years but have not really come to vent or ask any questions. i am 26 and an ex soldier. it starts in my right ring finger when i pinch my thumb and ring...
  8. M

    ALS or not

    Hello, I am a 44 yo male. I started to notice slurred speech in September of 2017. Shortly after, I was having difficulty opening water bottles and packages with my left hand. In November my fasiculations became constant in my left arm. My slurred speech became more prominent. In December...
  9. T

    having weird symptoms and absolutely terrified

    Hello! I am 19 years old and have been relatively healthy, but a few weeks ago my hands started shaking, which I attributed to stress due to exams. However, last night I noticed my hands were really stiff, and I started dropping things by accident. I thought it would pass with sleep but it did...
  10. M

    Back again-still concerned

    Hi -Sorry to post yet again but I am still very concerned, my symptoms have persisted and I also have some new ones and looking for advice. I was not impressed with the first Neurologist I saw and she discharged me even though I had very real and visible symptoms, Stomach twitching (constantly)...
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