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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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    Atrophy + Twitches (UPDATE)

    I'm sorry, I'd like to adress this as an update, but my previous thread was close. (For anyone new. 25 y.o. male oral surgeon from Mexico) I've been having some issues with my 4 limbs (twitching most noticeably). I was operated on a herniated lumbar disc, that was crushing my left s1 nerve, as...
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    No diagnosis but something is off

    Dear all, thank you very much for taking the time to read this and I wish all of you the very best. I have read the stickies and I know that a lot points away from ALS, however my neurologist cannot really tell me what is going on so I thought I'd ask. I don't know if it is related but in...
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    Still concerned, but should I be?

    33 year old male. Obese. Office job. I have always had some health anxiety, let's start there. My main anxiety throughout my adult life has been colon cancer, which comes from my symptoms of IBS and GERD. Back in April I had a gastro event, and it ramped up my anxiety. Afterwards I started...
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    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...
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    EMG doubt.

    Hello everyone. I finally had my EMG. Muscles tested were muscles of the four limbs. I have a doubt. I forgot to say to the neuro who made the EMG that I see some alterations in the thenar muscles of the left hand, so the only hand muscle tested (left and right) was the first dorsal...
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    Fasciculations and Possible Atrophy

    Hello all, I have been on this forum reading and learning, but decided to finally do my first post for my own concerns. Before I explain I'd like to say I truly see and experience the strength and knowledge you guys have whether you were diagnosed or took care of a loved one, etc. I truly admire...
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    All test done neuro dont know

    Hi, i look at this site for a few month, now i need some help please. 6 month ago a saw some twitch in my calfs and feet. The twitch are non stop 24/7 since july. I got at least 5 to 10 twicth per second. A lot. I also have some mild atrophy in my left thenar. Twitch are non stop in both feet...
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    Clear EMG "always" shows no ALS?

    Hi there. I'm 27 years old, female an environmental engineer. On September, i had weakness on my left arm and then twitches under my foot. Neuro ordered an EMG test, i had EMG on november 9th. Results was clear, i started psychological therapy but i hadn't use drugs, i take only the therapy...
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    Was EMG performed correctly?

    As a follow up to my previous thread that was closed, I had a clean EMG on Friday. The NCV did end up showing that I have moderate carpal tunnel in my right wrist and mild carpal tunnel in my left wrist. My neurologist also thinks that my hands are just naturally the way they are, he said it's...
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