tongue atrophy

  1. W

    Phlegm Issues

    Hi, I am a 22 years old and for the last 4 months or so, I have had the feeling of phlegm stuff in my throat. I am usually able to swallow it but I have had to clear my throat fairly regularly. Initially I was not concerned about this but after awhile I looked at my tongue and noticed that...
  2. P

    Bulbar ALS questions

    Hi All, Seeking some guidance here, thanks in advance for your replies. I am a 35y old male, Starting in October 2016 I initially had numbness and tingling in my right arm leading to an NCS/EMG, NCS was normal EMG showed chronic partial denervation in a C7 distribution consistent with a...
  3. C

    update

    Hi, I just want to post. Yesterday I come back after check up with emg specialist. So sumarry: - 2,5 years with symptoms. -Brisk reflex overall -stiffnes in libs( after I take prednisone it`s gone, after stoping the steroids it`s back) -symmetrical muscle atrophy in hads and wrst -summetrical...
  4. ShiftKicker

    Pictures at bottom of forum page

    Is anyone else getting giant pictures of things like hand and tongue atrophy at the bottom of the forum page? It's a bit disconcerting.
  5. C

    Diagnosed yesterday...

    Mod note to future readers: Corwin's diagnosis was reversed and he was told not ALS. Please see his post on 2/16/2017 Yesterday I went to als clinic in Istanbul, Tyrkey and was diagnosed after 5 minutes exam and 2 hours EMG with bulbar Als. Doc thinks atypical because of the sensory symptoms...
  6. C

    Progressive symptoms...

    Hi to all. I have some more threads but they are closed. I way saying that i won't write here again but i think it will be ok for another people to find more information. So I have some symptoms for 1 1/2 years.. mainly bulbar. I am 32 years old men in good shape( i was before symptoms) If you...
  7. M

    Tongue atrophy?

    I was just wondering if anyone knew what tongue atrophy looked like and if the picture I have posted looks like it? I have experienced twitching and cramping in my calves and legs for a while now, and I noticed my tongue severely dips in in the middle. Is this typical of atrophy and how it...
  8. X

    I need clarification (MND; possible diagnosis ALS)

    Hi, I have been under supervision, for 4 years now. It all started with noticing that I could not lift the pinky finger of my right hand, and slowly it has spread to the entire right hand. I can not lift the fingers of my right hand (say no more than 10 degrees from vertical down, and with some...
  9. D

    Tongue atrophy and bulbar ALS

    Hi all, I'm forty years old and since 16 months I have some disorders : speech disturbance fasciculations and weakness in the legs fasciculations and slight atrophy of the hands Few weeks ago I posted some videos of my twitchings and some people reacted saying that was not ALS. As my speech...
  10. C

    Update 2

    Hi, I don`t know if somebody is reading the posts but this is a forum, so I make my updates. Today another EMG, again clear. Doctor MND ALS specialists told me this time - you have obviously tongue atrophy. My tongue is tingling almost 24/7 and when I stretch it - it quivers for 2-3 seconds...
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