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I have had muscle fasiculations for 5 months. I had 2 normal
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I have had muscle twitching all over for 3 -4 months.
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Can someone tell me the difference between ALS twitches and
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Subbanna, So I had with my primary doctor to go over my EMG
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I had twitches jerks. Exercise intolerance, slight pinky
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I have been in PT for treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
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I feel my tongue twitch a few times a week, only lasting a
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Hello Dr. Frank, [I'm writing from Germany, so sorry for my bad English) 2 month ago I felt major fasciculations on my right triceps an shoulder. After 3 weeks I saw a neurologist an he did an neurolo… read more
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I have had constant fasciculations all over my body for 2.5
Hello, I have had constant fasciculations all over my body for 2.5 years now. I had an EMG done at the Mayo Clinic in Feb. 2012 that detected fasciculations in 8 of 9 muscles and insertional activity … read more
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May i ask you a question?I have been dealing with muscle
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I would like to know how ALS typically evolves as a disease.
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I'm a 29 year old female. About 4 years ago back in November
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In February 2010 I had a spinal decompression of L4/L5,
In February 2010 I had a spinal decompression of L4/L5, during recuperation I noticed a heavy feeling in my arms and legs. Two months later I had fasciculation's in my legs which ultimately progressed… read more
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I fear that I got ALS. But I am not diagnosed. Can you help
Hello; I fear that I got ALS. But I am not diagnosed. Can you help me by saying your opinion please ? Here is my case: Since end of January 2012, I have some fasciculations. I had some pains (cramps) … read more
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I had twitching for the last 2 1/2 years in my legs, thighs,
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Sathya, I have read that if a fasciculation that occurs when
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Opinion please! i've had a rather complicated three months.
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