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    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...
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    Club membership at hand

    Well, damn. My local neurologist, after two months of elimination tests, has now indicated likely NMD, with ALS being the most likely candidate. He basically kicked the can down the road and referred me to Dr. Pulley at Jacksonville Shands. We see him in late April for a second EMG and opinion...
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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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    Questions about Symptoms/EMG

    Thank you all for taking the time to read my post and I would appreciate any advice or knowledge you can pass on. I have read the "before you post sticky". So this all started the the 1st week in Dec, I woke up 1 morning and had a persistent twitch in my left thigh. It prob went on 4-5 days...
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    Concerned about leg weakness and other symptoms.

    I'm hesitant to post here because of the seriousness of the disease in which I'm extremely anxious over, but I need guidance: I've been battling a bulging disc in my lower back since 2007 that gets irritated a few times a year. Flash back to middle of February and I aggravated it again, but...
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    My symptoms

    Hello I am a 19 year old male and have had multiple symptoms and have some questions. Before I start I know twitching isn’t a “sign” of als but can go along with it. Started off about 3 weeks ago I just started to feel off as I am pretty well tuned with my body. I’ve had random twitching for...
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    Your avarage DIHALS?

    Dear forum users, I've read over several threads and you are so patient and kind to everyone that visits, I take my hat off to you. I tried my best not to post here, telling myself I am silly for thinking and regret the day I thought it would be a neat idea to Google my symptoms (this should be...
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    NEEd help i am new , hi to all brave people !

    Im 41 female had strange spasm in october in my buttock area , 3 month was limping had ache burning in coccyx area my left side face is weird as well tingling twitching pressing pulling episodes now my fave is slightly thinner than right had weakness right hand now its in left hand , had nights...
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    Parent with C9 ALS

    Hi, My mom recently got diagnosed with ALS and tested positive for the C9 gene. I am going to get tested soon- I am pregnant and due in a couple of months now. But I just need to know either way. I am driving myself crazy thinking that everything is the start of ALS, but I know I am stressed...
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    Possible als

    Hello I have been experiencing body wide twitching noticable since December. It seems to be getting worse since then. l am also experiencing weakness in my arms and legs worse after any activity even if it just something simple as getting dressed. I am somewhat worried. I have been...
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