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A little over 2 weeks ago, I started having a twitch in the
A little over 2 weeks ago, I started having a twitch in the muscle between my thumb and index finger. Strong enough to move my index finger. I started looking it up and ALS kept coming up. I went to the ER, as recommended by a doctor, and they said it was Radial Nerve Palsy. They started me on Medrol and gave me a splint. I am now having twitches other places, up the same arm, in my legs, calf, other hand, and my left arm feels weird. I went back to the ER and they said peripheral neuropathy in respects to the original arm. All electrolytes are fine. I am extremely anxious that this could be the start of ALS. … read more
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I have muscle difference in left hand alongside pinky side.
I have muscle difference in left hand alongside pinky side. Idk if it's atrophy or not. When o touch my pinky and ring finger onto my thumb and flex slightly, the side hand muscle twitches uncontrolla… read more
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I had a emg done Monday of my right hand. I have muscle loss
I had a emg done Monday of my right hand. I have muscle loss in between my pinky and ring finger. And when I flex the side hand muscle. Ear the pinky the muscle twitches. It's noticeably smaller then … read more
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9 months ago I started noticing full body fasciculations and
9 months ago I started noticing full body fasciculations and left hand was loosing some muscle in between thumb and index. I had a emg after 4 months of symptoms on my left side of body and doc said i… read more
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I have been noticing muscle loss in my left hand along the
I have been noticing muscle loss in my left hand along the knuckles on index finger and thumb also web in between thumb and index. Along with full body fasciculations. I had a emg on whole left side b… read more
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Does this atrophy indicate als? The left hand muscle between
Does this atrophy indicate als? The left hand muscle between thumb and index is effected. Also have wide spread fasciculations… read more
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A couple months ago I had a emg for weakness in my index
A couple months ago I had a emg for weakness in my index finger mainly, well the emg doc said I have ulnar neurothopy which I know can create weakness in pinky and ring finger but not poor omg finger … read more
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I am a 49 year old male and have had some concerning muscle
I am a 49 year old male and have had some concerning muscle twitching that began primarily in my right eye and lasted for weeks. I still get it intermittently, but it has tapered off for the most part… read more
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Much like many of the people here I have been having
Much like many of the people here I have been having twitching problems. For about 6 months. It seems it is worse when I am nervous. I get it all over, mostly at night or early morning, while still in… read more
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Dr. Subbanna, If it wouldn't be too much trouble I would
Dr. Subbanna,If it wouldn't be too much trouble I would like to ask you another question regarding my twitching condition. The random twitching as a whole has subsided quite a bit and although I do ex… read more
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Can you explain my C- Spine MRI results? Please see
Can you explain my C- Spine MRI results? Please see attachment. I have been having hand issues, like weird sensations like burning / pain on back of hand and tingling Primary Doctor suggested carpel t… read more
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With my ALS question. I was wondering if the start of ALS
Thank you for your assistance with my ALS question. I was wondering if the start of ALS could be the mildly decreased APB and twitching in one hand? Yes, you are correct that there was twitching in ot… read more
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I am having tremors between my thumb and index finger. Nop.
I am having tremors between my thumb and index finger … read more
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I reviewed emg w neuro a couple weeks back. He said it was
Hi Dr Frank. I reviewed emg w neuro a couple weeks back. He said it was normal. I have ulnar nerve entrapment though. I've been going to therapy and my grip strength has gone up 20 lbs but is still so… read more
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I am a 65 year old male that plays drums and piano. I've
I am a 65 year old male that plays drums and piano. I've been experiencing a weakness in my index finger that causes that finger to want to close up towards my middle finger during fast soloing and wi… read more
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I am really scared that I may have ALS. I have had some
Hello: I am really scared that I may have ALS. I have had some issues with twitching in my left hand only. It started November of last year. It began with a small twitch in the fleshy part of the top … read more
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I have a index finger twitch that happens at rest, last for
i have a index finger twitch that happens at rest, last for 5-10 seconds, i get it twice per hour approx, sometimes more, and im really worried about early onset parkinsons… read more
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Not sure why just answer sent this to neurology instead of
Not sure why just answer sent this to neurology instead of ortho. First time using site - may have submitted incorrectly. re. hard lump near tendon on hand, palm side between thumb and index finger fo… read more
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