Symptoms and need opinions.

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Hello all. I have been a viewer of this forum for a while now. But can't help but post . I greatly appreciate all PALS and thanks for your time in advance . Please don't treat this as another hypochondria issue. Please be frank

Current symptoms.

* Muscle twitching that started in first in June. Present all over the body and not constant.

* Pain in the both legs has been for a long time.

* focused on walking left felt awkward.

* Checked for atrophy found that my left leg calf to ankle was .3 to .5in thinner in width than right. Hasnt progressed since then.

* Awkwardness went away for a few days.

* Had globus sensation for a quite a while.

* Went to neuro strength was fine. Reflexes were brisk.

* My legs tremble at certain positions.

* Went another neuro said brisk reflexes and found a beat of clonus, said nothing to worry about.

* Waited went to a third neuro reflexes were brisk symmetric and found no clonus.

* Wanted to add reflexes are brisk but symmetrical.

* Have got a cramp in my feet once as well as under my chin when hyperextending jaw.

* Left leg still feels awkward but can walk on heels and toes.

* Now muscle fatigues easily than before.
 

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Three neuros found no functional deficit, so we will hardly dispute that. So, to be frank, yes, I think you are evidencing health anxiety, as you are likely aware, and suggest you seek counseling for it. If you have been reading for a while, you know that differences in limb size, brisk reflexes, sporadic pains, etc. are not ALS. That hasn't changed.

As for the ongoing (?) leg pain, I would suggest checking in every few months with an internist and working on an exercise program including stretching.

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Laurie
 

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You know this isn't ALS. I'd suggest you return to your PCP and ask what they feel is next.
 
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