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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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Last week I injured a nerve in my ankle badly. I didn't
Last week I injured a nerve in my ankle badly. I didn't think much of it, that week I also didn't sleep much and was stressed if that matters. I understand this may lead you a to a benign diagnoses bu… read more
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I started having Fasciculations a few days ago.. I will
Hello. I started having Fasciculations a few days ago.. I will admit I was sleeping less at the time and much more stressed than usual. I have a history of psychiatric illnesses which are fairly under… read more
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Two months ago I had a emg in my left arm and hand due to
two months ago I had a emg in my left arm and hand due to weakness in my hand. I also have twitching all over body but worst in legs. I'm getting a second emg done again for arm and leg. The ncv showe… read more
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How often does als appear with muscle twitching and spasms
How often does als appear with muscle twitching and spasms appearing all over the body. Calf's, thighs, who arm, back, butt, foot, neck.… read more
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My thumb has been rhythmically twitching for 2 hours. I'm
My thumb has been rhythmically twitching for 2 hours. I'm freaking out that I have Parkinson's. I have not had any falls. But I did notice a cogwheels like movement in my hand when I tried to open and… read more
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I've been having muscle twitching issues as well. It first
Hello, I've been having muscle twitching issues as well. It first started in my right outer knee area and lasted for an evening, then it went away. A couple of weeks later I had muscle spasms or twitc… read more
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Subbanna, I wanted to ask you a quick question. We have
Hi Doctor Subbanna, I wanted to ask you a quick question. We have talked in the past about body wide twitches and you indicated that is not an indication of something like ALS. I am 33, the twitching … read more
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It happens but accidentally, not always. What about
It happens but accidentally, not always.What about stiffness in right arm and neck? Can you please give me more information?… 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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I'm a 29 year old male, healthy and active. For the past 6-8
Hello,I'm a 29 year old male, healthy and active. For the past 6-8 months i've experienced my ring finger and pinky going numb when I sleep. It usually goes away within 30 seconds - 1 minute. Sometime… read more
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A few months ago, in October, I started noticing awkwardness
A few months ago, in October, I started noticing awkwardness in my pinky & ringers in both my hands, as well as dull pain inside my elbows. My GP at the time thought it could be Ulnar Nerve Entrapment… read more
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I had an EMG on left arm and leg on August 6th, which was
I had an EMG on left arm and leg on August 6th, which was clean. The electrical part was on all four limbs the needle part was on the left side only. I have had a head and neck mri and spinal tap whic… read more
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I am having twitching all over my body even in my tongue. I
I am having twitching all over my body even in my tongue. I have twitches in my feet, calves, thighs, abdomen, tongue, fingers, arms, mouth and eyes. I also have a slightly painful right shoulder that… read more
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I have what resembles a trigger thumb. However it is not
I have what resembles a trigger thumb. However it is not painful and it does not pop back into place with a pop or click (what I understand can be typical of trigger fingers). Is there anything else t… read more
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I have pereperal neurapthy, restless leg, diabetes II, etc.
I have pereperal neurapthy, restless leg, diabetes II, etc. Recently i have had leg and hand tremors. Yesterday my legs and arms were jerking, out of control (like a spasm but much bigger). I have no … read more
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