Is this ALS - muscle atrophy

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Heeey, I’m super scared of ALS. For the past few days I have noticed a dimple on my left calf - in the front part on the inside. Is this muscle atrophy?
Two calves for comparison
Please help me… :(
 

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Deleted your pics -- they are distressing and unrevealing. Everyone has differences between their two legs, arms, etc. If you had ALS, you would be unable to do things, not see dimples. There is no reason to think of it. See your doctor who can reassure you, even over video if needed.

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Hi, thank you for your reply. I hope you are right because I am very stressed.
Can you tell me in what sense they are distressing?
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Let's just say if a stranger emailed you these pics out of the blue, you might be a little freaked.

Sorry for your stress, but there is no need. See your doc and get unstressed.
 

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Please see a doctor for help on your concern regarding dents (which are not ALS).
We have never known someone to have their first and only initial symptom to be discovering a dent in any muscle, so that is great news.
A doctor can do a complete examination and decide what is next.
 
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