scared of als

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    Update

    Thank you all very much for your help some months ago with my initial post. https://www.alsforums.com/forum/do-i-have-als-als/41898-am-i-overreacting.html Wanted to provide an update, as after weeks of not worrying about this, new symptoms have me quite concerned. I woke up one morning a few...
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    Scared of ALS :(

    Hi everybody! Im a 28-year-old male. I started experiencing twitches almost two months ago. They started from my left leg and soon spread all over my body, including tongue and neck. My muscles are really tense and sometimes I feel pain in them. I went to neurologist and she checked me and...
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    Scared of als

    Hi my name is will , i am writing because I have worries about my health and it is affecting my life as well as my wifes. I am 24 yr male and ive hand symptoms of weakness in my left leg and i feel tightness in my right. I have twitching all over mainly in legs and both arms i have tightness in...
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    19 year old terrified

    Hello everybody. I am a 19 year old nursing student going into my sophomore year. I wanted to start off by saying my heart goes out to everyone dealing with this horrid diease. You are all such strong amazing people and my mother and I are looking to donate to the community and would like to...
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    Curious and scared of ALS.

    For about two weeks I’ve had twitching in my left, right legs and arms. Also have had twitching under my ribs. My right leg has also been tight lattely. It’s natural to be scared, cause I’ve read about ALS just a few days ago, and I’m curious how it can be, or not be ALS. I also have a list of...
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    Dysphagia/Respitory onset

    Hey guys, first of all, I'm very sorry for all your struggles with ALS and I do not wish anyone to have this terrible disease. About me, I am very scared of ALS for like 3 weeks now. It all started about 9 months ago. I've started having very strong coughing issues while eating/ even drinking...
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    Twitching and weak thumb

    Hi all, first of all English is not my native language, so forgive my English. I feel sorry for all people who got diagnosed with the terrible disease called ALS, I really feel it with you all. I have read the stickies, however it is not 100% clear for some cases for me. That's why I am...
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    Respiratory Onset Questions

    Hi All, I was here awhile back, but still have questions I am hoping you can help me with. Can you have respiratory onset with a clean EMG? What part of the body is tested for that? I have CMT1A, but have unexplained expiratory muscle weakness. The muscles are only at 40%. My CMT neuro...
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    Can't bend one leg and other symptoms

    Hello. First of all, thank-you to anyone who has taken the time to read this and to anyone who replies. I have no family members with ALS but have very sadly observed the progression of the disease after my step-father (in hospital with a severe TBI) became close to a young man who was diagnosed...
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    Teen with Tongue symptoms

    Hi I am only 17 years old but it has been already 9 months since i felt these symptoms that are getting worse and worse It started when my right back neck started to felt heavy I thought it was only stiff neck but after that I started to feel Dizzy and Nauseated so I thought I had a brain...
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