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    over 6 months of symptoms no answer

    First i would like to thank everyone in this forum for providing there experiance and knowledge, and i hope for a cure soon. would also like to state that i have never had HA and my symptoms did not start with twitching. I won't make this a novel so here goes. Sept. Mild fatigue and felt i...
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    Could this be ALS?

    I will try to make this brief. Symptoms: *. Muscle twitching: started out in a few places about a month ago. Then increased all over. Now has decreased but in more specific spots (calves, thighs, abdomen, shoulder area). It seems almost as if the twitching is moving from lower body to...
  3. K

    Club membership at hand

    Well, damn. My local neurologist, after two months of elimination tests, has now indicated likely NMD, with ALS being the most likely candidate. He basically kicked the can down the road and referred me to Dr. Pulley at Jacksonville Shands. We see him in late April for a second EMG and opinion...
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    Facial muscles

    I was diagnosed with progressive Bulbar Palsy I. January 2018. Although I could no longer swallow or speak by April of 2018, a PEG. helped and things were ok until Christmas of 2018. My limbs are weakening but I’m making the best of that. My biggest worry is my eyes. Even after sleeping well...
  5. W

    Questions on testing

    Thank you for taking the time to read what I have going on. I am a 44 years old mom of two adult children and a 10 year old. Last month, my boss called an ambulance and had me taken to the hospital because I was having problems talking, couldn’t swallow and couldn’t lift my leg and I panicked...
  6. M

    Is this Bulbar PLS/ALS?

    Hi so to start with I’m male age 26 So a few months ago I got rapid heartbeat tachycardia (I know not often a symptom of MND), They found no cardiac explanation, then started getting muscle twitches which I still get sometimes, again no obvious explanation. I noticed a panting in my throat...
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    Worried

    Hey everyone, thanks for reading. I am a 24 year old girl, no family history of ALS. I KNOW that I have health anxiety but I can’t seem to shake the idea that what I’m experiencing might be ALS. So two weeks ago I was home and my finger was twitching. Naturally I panicked and googled and ALS...
  8. W

    My dad is still kicking, but recently got the flu.

    Hello, Sorry I've been away from the forum for a long time. Two teenagers, one baby, and full time care of my dad (shared with my mom) was tough.. And then... We decided to move from the USA to Finland. It was my husband's idea actually... He dragged us in June 2018 because he thought we could...
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    I have to rule out ALS

    My story starts in Feb 2018. During an xray for shoulder pain they discovered my left diaphragm was elevated, but they didn't bother to tell me. They gave me painkillers for shoulder bursitis. I complained to my PCP in Sep 20108 of constipation. She ordered an abdominal CT scan that showed...
  10. M

    Could you help me out with my symptoms?

    I’m so sorry to be posting here, I just feel so nervous and can’t get into the neuro for a few months. Thank you for taking time to read this. I have had muscle weak in my right arm since November to the point it’s hard to lift my arm to brush my hair. I now have it in my left arm as well, also...
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