tongue atrophy

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    Is this tongue atrophy?

    Hi, I've been having strong tongue fasciculations for a while now. I have also noticed my tongue used to be round but now it looks like tongue atrophy from what I have seen. I initially thought it was a scalloped tongue but it looks too uneven for this. I also felt how thick each side of my...
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    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...
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    Slurred vs slow speech

    my speech quality falls rapidly. i tried to find exact reason for that: touch my nose with tongue (i can), it (tongue) has lateral fibrilations, but not atrophy, eat better than before (gained 3 kg), swallow ok, whistling ok, no more caugh... finally, they checked my mouth with emg, it is ok. my...
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    Vitamin deficiency? Thyroid? or possible bulbar als?

    Hello , first of all i wish everyone immediate health. My name is Özgür and im from Turkey. I came here to get some answers and to be honest im a little bit concerned. İ dont want to annoy anyone but this country doesn't have so much knowledge about this disease (apparently me neither but still...
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    Help understanding new medical report

    Hello, I am writing to you to ask for help understanding the last report from my father's neurologist. He is 60 year-old men who was previously diagnosed with PLS (three years of symptoms). I am interested in knowing if the new report suggests to you that the diagnosis might change to ALS. I...
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    After months of lurking, I'm officially here

    I've been lurking here for about 6 months, mostly to be able to say, "oh good, that doesn't sound like me!" But, as of September 24th, I became an "official PALS". Not a club I wanted to be part of. My symptoms started with excessive yawning, and the inability to sing. Like I sang a solo on...
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    New consultation on als

    Hi..my neurologist is sending me to a als specialist..have had tongue atrophy and slurred speech for over a year..also have hyperreflexia and neuropathy in left foot..some stiffness in left calf..I'm scared..I don't feel like I'm dying?? Otherwise I am healthy...I'm just confused and weepy..any...
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    [22y/m] Is there any other disease that can mimic these symptoms?

    Hi, I'm male, 22 yrs old, and I very worried about these symtomps. I know that ALS is rare, specially in people of my age, but I dont think there is other disease that can mimic these symptons that i'm feeling. - since dec/2017: post nasal drip - i'm feeling that my breath is low. When I run...
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    İs this the ALS?

    Hello ! I'm sorry for my bad english. I'm 19 years old. I have weakness on right hand, arm and leg for 5 months. I feel thinner. I have tongue atrophy. Doctor said you are healthy 3 months ago. Everything is clear. (EMG, MRI...) Please look at photos and say. Could it be ALS? What else could...
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    Possible tongue atrophy

    I am a 32 year old male who's been worried I have ALS. I am here because my fears and research keep contradicting themselves. I wanted to ask real people who know. I have been experiencing very frequent muscle twitches (legs and arms) but I've maintained muscle mass and in fact gained so I...
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