twitching

  1. R

    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...
  2. S

    Question

    Hi, I know I have been here before but I just have a quick question and I don’t want to google.... I have body wide fasics- for over a year, no weakness but feel like I have mouth throat pnd drip issues, constant phlegm. My question- when someone has bulber, and they have bodywide...
  3. V

    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...
  4. J

    Scared about atypical ALS onset

    Hello I have come accross this forum and am astounded by the positive attitude and supportive nature of those diagnosed with this disease towards others. Not to mention the determination held by so many to continue living as normal a life as possible. I find you all truly inspirational. I...
  5. A

    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...
  6. Q

    Worth a follow up?

    37 years old. In May of 2017 I began having fasicularions and my reflexes were described as brisk. My EMG had this snippet: "Increased insertional activity, fibrillation, or positive sharp wave potentials suggestive of active denervation were noted in the bilateral FDI foot muscles in...
  7. M

    Ck Up, fasciculation and cramping

    8 months ago tight pain in both hips. I’ve had Mri of all parts of my body nothing showing 4 months ago pain in mid back around to ribs when standing gets worse as day goes on. Mood has been depressed I’ve never felt like this in my life. My voice is also super hoarse I can’t sing anymore...
  8. M

    EMG in the morning

    I’m having an EMG tomorrow in Houston. I’m obviously scared. 8 months ago I started having tight pain in hips, 2 months later mid back pain when standing gets worse as day goes on. 4 weeks ago legs start twitching all under skin feels weird. Mood has been depressed I’ve never felt like this in...
  9. W

    Does this sound like ALS?

    I apologize if I accidentally posted this twice. I tried posting earlier but I’m afraid I did something wrong and lost the post because I can’t find it. I’ll try to re-type my sentiments from my earlier post... I went to visit my PCP regarding muscle twitching. I have had twitching for about...
  10. W

    Should I be worried?

    Hello and thanks in advance for reading this and giving me some direction. I went to my PCP due to muscle twitching. At first, it was all over twitching. Now it seems more centralized, as in the sides of both calves, the back of my thighs, top and bottom of my foot. There are times I will...
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