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    Father had Als concerned I do too

    Hello everyone, just want to say I am a firm believer of Jesus. So my symptoms started as having a hard time taking a deep breath and gasping for air. I went to the ER they took a chest xray and said it was asthma, they prescribed me a 6 day supply of steroids and sent me on my way. I took the...
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    Strange symptoms

    I want to preface my first post here to say that my concern has led me to investigate about ALS in a way that makes me feel a deep sympathy for everyone affected by ALS (whether in his/her own flesh, or through a family member.) I also want to help those who make this forum possible. I will...
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    Worried Teacher

    Hello, I am worried that I might have ALS. I am a 27 year old female. My first symptoms began about 1 month ago with weakness in my arms. About 12 days ago I began having twitching throughout my body. The twitching began everywhere including, arms, legs, hands, back, stomach, butt. Over the...
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    Husband is a possible carrier of c9 gene - anxiety over symptoms.

    Hi Everyone, My husband is 35 years old and has lost a cousin, an aunt, 2 uncles, (all to ALS) and currently watches his mom battle the final stages of ALS. His family carries the c9 gene. Upon visiting with his mom over Christmas (they live out of state) and spending a week surrounded by ALS...
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    25 year old with odd symptoms

    Hi, So about a week ago I suddenly had right arm and leg weakness. That went away and then it became left arm and leg weakness. Then it moved down to my calf and piriformis muscle. There are also sometimes tightness and twitching involved. I know these symptoms came on suddenly but of course I...
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    Looking for recommendations

    Hi everyone, I hoping someone can help me,with advising on a super als/mnd specialist! I live in Melbourne Australia, and I’ve been to quite a few neurologists, but I can’t seem to find anyone one with the title neuromuscular specialist for als/mnd The simple fact is I’ve been having...
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    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...
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    Six Months - Many Symptoms - No Answers

    Hello, Like many others I have been visiting this message board after experiencing symptoms that led me to the internet - that led me here. I have read many posts and many stories on this site and have much respect for this wonderful forum. I will try not to make this a long and hard to read...
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    Significant artrophy left leg

    I am norwegian, so my english may be a bit wierd. I am a 33 year old woman. I was diagnosed with reumatoid arhritis in 2014. It has affected my left knee and ancle pretty bad. I have had multiple steroid injections, but the inflammation has been bad and ongoing for almost 5 year now. So I am...
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    Symptoms

    Hi my issue started in Nov was cooking bad pain in right hand went to doc blood test xray all fine physio noticed atrophy in my hand between thumb and forefinger went to neuro she didn't think I had adl had a emg result one slightly abnormal muscle in hand all others OK ongoing tingling numbness...
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