Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Worried symptoms could be something serious (like ALS)

Initially started having dizziness, blurry vision, and an electric shock like feeling in the same spot in my left thigh last December. Dizziness mainly came after running, stopped running and haven't noticed it since. Electric shock feeling in left thigh lasted for about a month, then had onset of tinnitus. Had a visit with a neurologist who said I had a pinched nerve from running to explain the electric shock feeling and dizziness, and I was diagnosed with an astigmatism which he said explained vision. Ordered MRI for tinnitus, he said came back normal (on lipoflavanoid for that). Yesterday developed twitches in both legs now (only thing I did differently yesterday was take the stairs up and down at work, 6 flights, and twitching started after that) but have come and gone since yesterday morning to now (little over 24 hours of off and on). Also experiencing numbness in left hand during night (goes away within seconds of waking up) and periodic numbness and tingling feeling on left outer hand and left pinky during day. Worried twitching is something more serious like ALS.
0 Responses
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Community

Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Find out how beta-blocker eye drops show promising results for acute migraine relief.
In this special Missouri Medicine report, doctors examine advances in diagnosis and treatment of this devastating and costly neurodegenerative disease.
Here are 12 simple – and fun! – ways to boost your brainpower.
Discover some of the causes of dizziness and how to treat it.
Discover the common causes of headaches and how to treat headache pain.
Two of the largest studies on Alzheimer’s have yielded new clues about the disease