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Hey I think I may be having another one of my moments, as I'm beginning to call them. For the past couple days my left knee has been a little painful but is getting better.
Last evening the muscle right above my knee sore to the touch a little bit but wasn't that severe and didn't last very long. I noticed it a couple times today as well. My mind of course racist to some terrible disease like ALS it just needs some perspective from you thanks
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I should add that there is no weakness in that area that I'm aware of
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Moments? I'd call them extended periods

Any swelling or redness?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
LOL I think you're right. I was doing pretty good for a while. No there is no swelling or redness. Not twitching now

ALS simply doesn't present like that--muscle weakness and numbness but not pain and tenderness

At most this is a pulled muscle and nothing at all serious

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Okay so the twitching is nothing to worry about then?

No--all this was way too short for it to have anything to do with ALS

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
ok, thanks. I've heard that muscle twitching only when it corresponds to weakness is of concern. Is that overall correct?

Yes--exactly

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
thanks

From mission control in Houston--over and out

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Again kind of crazy question but how would I know if I had a weakness in my knee?
What would I not be able to do?

Hard time getting out of a chair or walking up stairs would be a good sign

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