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Would a pinched nerve cause constant fasciculation in my calves? I went to the ER and all of my protein levels, hydration, etc were normal but they have been fasciculating constantly for 3 weeks. . .also the tests there noted myoglobin in my urine, between levels 8-9. Will this continue to rise if my muscle continue spasming?
on the motor NCS there is a large discrepency between the Amp % between my ankles and knee/fibhead; is this normal? Ankles are 100% while knees are 4.5 and 7.08 and my my Lat ms on my ankles are between 4-5 but on my knees is 15-16 and peroneal is 16-17; what would that indicate?
They did an MRI of the lumbar spine in the ER and all it said was L3 on L4 spondylolisthesis and mild arthritis. . .they indicated it doesnt cause lower leg muscle spasms. Also, there was a small area of hyper uptake on my brain MRI near my right spine? They said its not affecting anything yet. . .is my only option more tests?
I also have Marfan Syndrome; would that indicate I should expect further deterioration on my spine?
With all of the tests I have already gotten on my own, would you recommend any others? I will follow up with a neurologist for repeat MRIs of the lumbar spine and brain.
In the meantime I have muscle relaxer meds for my legs but want a permanent solution; any recommendations on stopping the fasciculations? they turn into charley horses
Thank you :)