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Im really REALLY think I have als. I'm an 18 year old female.It first started with heavy shoulders. The left one first started feeling heavy then in a few days the right one felt a drop as well. My hands have a tremor and are always shak...
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Hello, i can't take my worry off my mind! :(... Well, to start with i am 17 years old (male) and i worry alot in general. Symtoms: * Twitches all over my body (fasculations). * Minor weakness in my hand/lower arm. No atrophy. Nor...
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I'm 63 and have not felt well for about 12 months or so but in the space of the last 6 months my legs ache all the time, my feet twitch and have nerve pain as do my hands and I am now finding it hard to control My pinkie finger. my jaw...
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hello, I an 42 and extremely worries I have ALS. In March I started having twitches all over my body. They were almost nonstop. Within a week I started to notice my right leg felt strongly weak. The symptoms did not get better so I...
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The doctor has ordered a cat scan for my husband. A possible prognosis is ALS. What will the cat scan show that will aid in the determination of the problem?
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I had rapid onset muscle wasitng, followed by a negativery EMG. Wasting is still evident but appears to have dramatically slowed. At my exam and EMG I was asked if I had fasciculations. I did not. However about a month ago they began. Fi...
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My mom died of ALS in 2004 at the age of 64. I think I can speak for everyone else whos lost a loved one to ALS that it seems all the victims of this terminal desease are all extremely strong, brave, loving and courages people. This is n...
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Idk if tall remember me but my name is Brandon and it all started with muscle twitching all over about 8 months ago but now I have the "constant twitch" that I can't see and my leg is getting stiffer and it's got this constant tickly fee...
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mid April right calf began twitching. Early May right arm began twitching. EMG performed mid May and clean Twitching progresses to left calf in June and goes pretty much body wide in July. Constant in right calf, very often left calf ...
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I'm waiting to see my neurologist, but I had arm twitching for 2 months and now I am losing coordination in that hand. I had 2 more weeks to wait. All I can think is als. Could it be anything else?
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Is it possible to have limb and bulbar onset als simultaneously?
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Hi all, I am a 24 year old male who is generally healthy, for the past two days I have been getting muscle spasms - painless - in the outer palm of my left hand (just under the pinky), it almost feels like the muscle is rumbling. I get t...
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Hi all, this is very uncharacteristic for me, so suffice to say I'm struggling.... I keep going back and forth between dread and talking myself down from the feared worse. To the best of my recollection, I began experiencing some bizar...
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I have recently started dating a guy with als. If I don't call him right back or he in ANY way feels slighted....I am not sure about the emotional part of this disease. Sometimes he will just start crying. Last night, I texted him ton...
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It all started with twitches all over about 8 months ago and about 2 or 3 months ago I started having breathing trouble off and on and now its constant I'm always struggling to breath its worse when doing physical activity. I've been to ...
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Been having fatigue and headaches for 1 yr.  Lately 10 weeks ago got joint pain on left knee, then a couple  of weeks  later joint soreness in elbows wrist, and fingers....finger feel bruised at times, mild pain radiates down arm at time...
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Hi I am a 23 year old female and have been having constant twitching of my third and forth ties on my left foot and when I say constant it's all day and all night and keeps me up. The only time it doesn't do it is if I curl my toes down ...
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Hi Everyone - I am a 39 year old woman. I am not super active (exercise), but I have a very busy lifestyle as a full-time working mother of two teenage daughters. For the last 6 weeks or so, I have been having strange symptoms, and I...
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I am 50 yr old male in typically good health (exercise daily, eat right, etc.). 2 years ago my feet started having a burning sensation. I would pull socks down and not think anything more bout it. About 5 months ago I noticed my ankles...
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My name is Jussi and I am 31 yo male from Finland. I am very concerned about my symptoms and would be very glad about Your opinions. My symptoms started few months ago with stiff legs and strange feeling in left arm. 2 Months ago twitchi...
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