second opinion

  1. J

    Multiple symptoms for months

    Well for starters I found this website in a state of my panic and have read others threads about similar symptoms in a search for reassurance. I have been very apprehensive about posting here because I know a lot of people are probably just overexcited or scared and have convinced themselves...
  2. K

    ALS symptoms?

    Hi all, I’ve been lurking for a while but have been hesitant to post because I don’t want to upset anyone by jumping the gun. I’ll try and make this short but I just need some insight into what I’m experiencing. It started with twitching that I noticed going on two months ago. The twitches...
  3. A

    Just a little concerned

    Hi there everyone, I'm a little bit nervous to post this, naturally, and do want to say I hope I'm not upsetting anyone in doing so. The people on here seem absolutely amazing and I'd be appreciative of anyone to give me their personal opinion on this. Thank you so much in advance. Most...
  4. S

    Feeling defeated

    Last thread Finally got into the neuro yesterday. After some tests he came back in and asked me and my gf to sit down. He explained to me that from the Emg he couldn’t deny the possibility of als. I almost lost it right there. I ha e only been ha i g symptoms for six months and he said given...
  5. 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...
  6. P

    One week since diagnosis...

    My girlfriend was told that her symptoms are consistent with ALS a week ago at Mass General Hospital. As I stated in previous posts I have known for a while...and her dirty EMG sent us to Boston for the second opinion/confirmation. The first few days were spent crying/ holding her. She now...
  7. N

    Hello

    Hello everyone, I wanted to introduce myself ... My name is Natascha, I am 41 years old and mother of two children. In 12/2000 ALS was diagnosed. Since the course at I am very slow, I am the second opinion in 04/2018 in another ALS special clinic. Unfortunately, the ALS was also confirmed there...
  8. H

    Seeking reassurance

    For the last six weeks I've been aware of mild weakness in my left hand and wrist. I have difficulty clipping my fingernails on my right hand and my wrist starts aching or burning after I hold or grip something as light as an iPad. This follows two years of a worsening thumb tremor, which may or...
  9. P

    Symptoms need further exploring?

    So I've had a slew of variety of symptoms over the years first being on and off all over muscle twitching. The started about two years ago and subsided probably in a matter of a couple of days. Always seems to come and go. I was just seeing by to neurologist for headaches and some other...
  10. N

    I feel like i lost connection with my own body

    Marry Christmas Everyone! Sorry for the long post and bad English. To know my story you have to know a bit of my background. I was born in the Congo and lived there until age 7. I just turned 30 and things haven't been going to well personally to be honest. As you may or may not know, Congo...
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